Online Censorship in Venezuela

January 28th, 2013   Theme: Internet Freedom | Venezuela

The American think tank Freedom House condemns the Venezuelan government’s censorship of the online newspaper El Diario de Cuba, which has been blocked since January 14th after a number of articles  published on the website conserning President Hugo Chavez’s health. “Blocking access to internet sites threatens the fundamental right of access to information in a country where press freedom and freedom of expression are already constrained,” said Viviana Giacaman, director for Latin America Programs at Freedom House.

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