Ecuador: new law to curtail free speech of media

Posted on June 16, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Human Rights Latin America, Politics, Social Issues reported that the Communications Law that the Ecuadorian National Assembly approved on June 14, 2013, seriously undermines free speech, Human Rights Watch said today. The law includes overly broad language that will limit the free expression of journalists and media outlets.
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The government had proposed a Communications Law in 2009 but it faced opposition in the National Assembly. The new National Assembly that formed in May with a majority of members from President Rafael Correa’s political party approved a modified version of the original bill. Read Article

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