Impact | Positive

    Probability | High

    Rating CIVICUS | Repressed

    On February 25, 19 legislators from across 8 political blocs presented a bill to prevent the judicial system from being used to censor journalists. The proposal includes rules to prevent lawsuits against journalists aimed at limiting freedom of expression and mechanisms to avoid requests for information on media sources. The bill is part of a package of proposals to protect reporters and activists currently being jointly looked at by the Governance Committee of the Chamber of Deputies and civil society organizations, journalists and human rights defenders.  

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