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Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas – Ecuadoran government’s offensive threatens the OAS’s Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression

Date: Jan 31, 2012

Organizations like the Inter American Press Association, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers and Reporters Without Borders have asked President Correa to stop his assault on journalists and the media, like that facing the newspaper El Universo, which could set a dangerous precedent. Publications like The New York Times, Washington Post, Spain’s El País, El Espectador in Colombia, and La Nación in Argentina have also questioned Correa’s actions. Even Ecuador’s previous presidents have asked that Correa respect freedom of expression.

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