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Biden cross out "direct affront" the "outrageous" forced diversion of a plane by Belarus
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Biden cross out "direct affront" the "outrageous" forced diversion of a plane by Belarus

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has described as "direct affront to international standards" Belarus' forced diversion of a commercial flight to detain a Belarusian dissident, an incident it has called "outrageous".In this way, and through a statement issued by the White House, Biden has assured that the United States condemns "In the strongest terms, both the deviation of the plane and the subsequent transfer and arrest of Román Protasevich", a well-known Belarusian opposition journalist. The US leader adds that this "outrageous incident and the video that Protasevich appears to have made under duress are shameful attacks on both political dissent and freedom of th...
Lessons from the era of Correismo in Ecuador: “Attacks on the press are attacks on the freedoms of all citizens”
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Lessons from the era of Correismo in Ecuador: “Attacks on the press are attacks on the freedoms of all citizens”

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Controversy over the clash between the journalist Minuesa and the ertzaintza: "What problem do they have with the free press?"
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Controversy over the clash between the journalist Minuesa and the ertzaintza: "What problem do they have with the free press?"

A video showing the confrontation between journalist Juan Ramón Martínez Minuesa - known as Cake Minuesa - and several ertzainas has learned a certain controversy on social networks, where several users have considered that the Basque police limited the right to inform. The events happened this Monday, when the journalist from 'Ok Diario' went to the place where the Mixed Transfer Commission in which the transfer of the Basque Country to Prisons was formalized. He did it with the aim of making him a few Questions to the Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function, Miquel Iceta, but as soon as he approached several policemen blocked his path and took him away from the place...
There is a setback in Mexico in the counterweights and freedom of the press, according to the World Justice Project
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There is a setback in Mexico in the counterweights and freedom of the press, according to the World Justice Project

Mexico had a setback in the last year in terms of respect for the rule of lawrevealed a study carried out by the World Justice Project (WJP), which detected a "weakening" of checks and balances and freedom of the press.The Latin American country obtained a rating of 0.40 according to the Rule of Law Index 2020-2021, on a scale that goes from 0 to 1 and in which 1 means the greatest adherence to the rule of law. This data represents a setback compared to the 0.45 rating that Mexico had in the two previous editions of the study, prepared in 2018 and 2019..“The results of this edition of the Index show a stagnation in the country's progress towards a robust rule of law, with marginal changes in the overall scores", said Leslie Solís, principal investigator of the project, during the presentat...
The ex-husband of Juana Rivas denounces that he feels "slandered" in Spain and values ​​filing a complaint against the media
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The ex-husband of Juana Rivas denounces that he feels "slandered" in Spain and values ​​filing a complaint against the media

The Italian Francesco Arcuri has denounced before the judge of Cagliari (Sardinia) the "defamation" of which he feels the object in Spain after the sentence of the Supreme Court that cuts the jail sentence of his ex-wife, Juana Rivas, by half, and has announced that It is studying the possibility of filing complaints for these events, also against the media. Currently the Spanish maintains an appeal process with her ex-husband before the Court of Cagliari, which in March 2019 granted exclusive custody of the children to the father. Arcuri's lawyer, Serlapo Bardi, has informed the Italian judge of the defamation behavior that, in his opinion, his client suffers from Rivas and his ...
BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns
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BBC correspondent leaves China amid safety concerns

John Sudworth recently reported on internment camps for Uighurs in the Xinjiang region.A veteran BBC correspondent whose coverage angered China has left the country amid concerns for his safety, the BBC and a journalists’ organisation said. The BBC said on Wednesday that John Sudworth had relocated to Taiwan and would continue to be the British public broadcaster’s China correspondent. The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China said that Sudworth had left last week “amid concerns for his safety and that of his family”. The organisation said Sudworth’s wife, Yvonne Murray, a correspondent for Irish broadcaster RTE, had left with him. “John’s work has exposed truths the Chinese authorities did not want the world to know,” the BBC said in a statement posted on Twitter. 1/Statement on Journali...