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Ecuador’s National Union of Journalists concerned about draft organic law on communications

The National Union of Journalists (UNP) in Ecuador is calling on the country’s National Assembly to hold a final debate on a draft Organic Law on Communication (Ley Organica de Comunication) before it is passed. The journalists’ union recently presented a 15-page document to authorities calling for more debate on the proposed communications act, which […]

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Journalists in Ecuador rally against draft communications law

Journalists marched and radio stations fell silent in Ecuador yesterday in protest against a government-backed communications bill the media has described as a “gag law,” according to local reports. The draft Ley Orgánica de Comunicación (Organic Law on Communication), delivered to the National Assembly’s Secretary-General on Saturday and scheduled for debate in the Assembly on 10 December, […]

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