The IAPA analyzes Ecuador situation on issues of censorship to opposition

The questionings of the government of Rafael Correa to caricatures of Xavier Bonilla (Bonil) or the jokes of comedian John Oliver, as the closing of the facebook account “Crudo Ecuador” and the account suspension of other opponents on Twitter, were topics that ran at...

Ecuador rejects statements from the IAPA in the Andean Parliament

The Ecuadorian representative for the Andean Parliament, Pedro de la Cruz, presented a draft resolution to reject the statement of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), in which they demanded the Assembly of Ecuador to repeal the Communications Act. This requirement was...

Assembly will approve a resolution of rejection to IAPA statements about Ecuador

The President of the Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira (AP), convened the plenary assembly to approve a rejection resolution to the declarations by the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) on Ecuador. The meeting is scheduled for October 27, from 09:50. Last week, within the...

SIP calls on Ecuador and Venezuela to respect the freedom of expression

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) demanded the governments of Ecuador and Venezuela to respect the freedom of expression at the end of the 70th General Assembly of the organization which was held in Santiago de Chile. In the case of Ecuador, the IAPA demanded the repeal...

IAPA questions Ecuadorian Communications Law

Last Sunday the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) reported a negative impact on the Press of the Communications Law, which for a year and four months, established in Ecuador that “the expression and communication have become a public service.” “A...

IAPA condemns Correa’s comments as “acts of violence” against Palacio Journalist

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today, August 27, condemned the “threats” expressed by President Rafael Correa against the Journalist Emilio Palacio, exiled in Miami, and described as “extremely dangerous” for inciting “acts of violence....

Assemblyman rejects criticisms from the IAPA

Last Monday Assemblyman of Alianza PAIS (AP) Octavio Villacreses, rejected the statement issued last Friday by the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), which states that “the government of Rafael Correa is trying to expand its policy of restrictions towards freedom of...

IAPA calls to stop harassment of media

During a meeting in Bridgetown, Barbados, the representatives of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) considered that freedom of speech in Ecuador is threatened by the decisions of its government. The IAPA argues that the Ecuadorian government ignores the precautionary...
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