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Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Journalism nominee Dina Meza

Index Freedom of Expression Awards: Journalism nominee Dina Meza

Dina Meza is an investigative journalist working for the Committee of Relatives of the Detainees and Disappeared in Honduras, an incredibly difficult environment for press freedom.

We must demand an end to the culture of impunity

We must demand an end to the culture of impunity

On the eve of the International Day To End Impunity, we look back at the journalists intimidated, attacked and killed in 2013

Honduran journalists use sensationalised crime reporting as a safety measure

Honduran journalists present the country's spiralling crime without context to avoid being targeted by the powerful crime cartels that control the drug trade, Ana Arana and Daniela Guazo of Fundación MEPI write

Honduras: Ten suspects arrested in connection with reporter murder

Ten suspects have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Alfredo Villatoro in Honduras, including one policeman. Villatoro was kidnapped earlier this month, and his body was found dumped, dressed in police uniform. He had been shot twice in the head. On Sunday five suspects were arrested, and

Honduras: Five suspects arrested in killing of radio journalist

Arrest warrants were issued this week for five suspects in the kidnapping and murder of Honduran radio journalist Alfredo Villatoro. The suspects are reported to have been in possession of the chip of the mobile phone used to call Villatoro’s family. Testifying before a judge on Tuesday, three of the

Honduras: Radio journalist kidnapped

A senior radio journalist has been kidnapped in Honduras, outside the country’s capital Tegucigalpa. News presenter on HRN Radio Alfredo Villatoro was abducted on the way to his office on Wednesday morning. The journalist’s captors contacted his family, and it is believed they will seek a ransom. Three people have been arrested

Honduras: Journalist, human rights defender killed

A journalist and human rights activist has been found dead in Honduras. Erick Martínez Ávila, who worked for the Honduran LGBT group Kukulcán, was found dead in a roadside ditch on 7 May. The journalist was reported missing on 5 May, and had not been seen in public since he attended

Honduras: TV presenter murdered

A prominent Honduran TV presenter was murdered on Monday morning. Noel Alexander Valladares, host of popular show El Tecolote (“The Owl”) on Maya TV, based in Tegucigalpa, was shot as he left the station. Eyewitnesses report that four men jumped out of a white van and opened fire on the journalist and

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