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MercoPress – Organized crime and authoritarian rulers, main threat for journalists in the Americas

Date: Jul 19, 2011

The president of the Inter American Press Association says that the policies of Ecuador President Rafael Correa are “intolerant” and that there could be “dictatorial” measures:

“The two great freedom of the press enemies in the Americas are organized crime that kills journalists, intimidates to force self-censorship as has been happening in Colombia for years and now is emerging with significant strength in Mexico, and on the other side intolerant authoritarian governments”, said IAPA president during a meeting in Quito, Ecuador.

“Strangely enough there is a parallelism between organized crime and these authoritarian rulers”, since “both try to control and prevent the flow of information going to the community”, added Marroquin

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