Venezuelan NGO Denounces Regime’s Strategy to Destroy Media, Discredit Journalists

In recent days, a newspaper was shut down and equipment was confiscated from a TV station. The attacks coincided with the hacking of a news website, two radio stations and the website of the National Union of Press Workers.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For 15 days, between the end of December and the start of the new year, there were ten violations in Venezuela of freedom of expression recorded by the NGO Espacio Público.

But in a single day the Venezuelan regime attempted to prevent the publication of Panorama daily newspaper, which was closed down for five days, VPItv channel's equipment was seized and the website of the Tal Cual newspaper was under attack on the Internet for several hours, while at the same time brutal attacks from the official media were directed primarily against Efecto Cocuyo . . .

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