13 de abril de 2017 13:42 PM
Actualizado el 13 de abril de 2017 13:51 PM
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonprofit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, headquartered in New York, USA, wants the Venezuelan authorities to ensure “safe” news coverage of street protests, following the latest events.
“Venezuelan citizens cannot receive information on the political and economic crisis ongoing in the country as journalists are battered, arbitrarily arrested, blocked and harassed by security forces,” CPJ Senior Coordinator Carlos Lauría, said.
The announcement followed reports of two French journalists, Sebastián Pérez and Didier
Based on data collected by Venezuelan NGO Espacio Público (Public Space) and CPJ, from March 30 through April 8, at least 29 journalists “have been assailed, harassed, attacked or precluded from reporting on the protests in Caracas and elsewhere else” in Venezuela.