Paraguay

Union's rights violated for its support of censored journalists

Leaders of the Union of Journalists of Paraguay were prevented from entering the offices of La Nación newspaper, a publication recently bought by the Cartes Group. Read more

Union's rights violated for its support of censored journalists

Two media outlets attacked in Paraguay

The environment for those working in the media has become increasingly unsafe. Read more

Two media outlets attacked in Paraguay

Peasant farmers handed heavy sentences after 2012 protest

On 11 July 2016, 11 campesinos (peasant famers) were found guilty of murder, land invasion and other crimes in relation to the 2012 operation known as the Curuguaty Massacre, in which both campesinos and police officers were killed. Civil society organisations have called attention to flaws in the investigation and trial. Read more