Peru’s opposition rejects Peru Libre’s bill to control and censor media content

Parliamentary group Avanza País joins Instituto de Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS) and the Consejo de la Prensa Peruana (CPP) on a call to President Pedro Castillo to reject the bill.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The parliamentary group of the opposition party Avanza País has stated that it "will not support any bill that seeks to censor or control media," rejecting Perú Libre's proposal to control media content in "emergencies."

"The parliamentary group Avanza País categorically rejects the bill presented by Peru Libre, which seeks to control the media and determine its content, jeopardizing freedom of expression and the press," reads a statement published by Peruvian daily El Comercio.

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