RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Around 500 journalists from various countries signed a letter calling for urgent measures to guarantee freedom of expression in Nicaragua.
The letter was symbolically delivered to the Nicaraguan journalists by Mónica González, winner of the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize and president of the CIPER Foundation, in an online event organized by Pedro Vaca, special rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). CIPER reproduces below the press release published by Fundación Gabo.
The signatories, from 40 countries, openly expressed their "concern and indignation" at . . .