Banned books and other forms of censorship

On the banning of books, censorship and other freedom of access issues

Monday, March 19, 2007

Dismal report on press freedom in the Americas

There has been siginificant deterioration of press freedom in the Americas since last October, reports the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA). It noted seven journalists killed in Mexico, one in Haiti, and dozens of journalists in other Latin American countries who have received death threats. However, it said the killings were the result of gang warfare and drug trafficking, not political confrontation.


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