Jineth Bedoya Lima

Bedoya has been abducted twice while reporting: she was kidnapped and raped while preparing for an interview with a paramilitary group leader in 2000; and was abducted in 2003… More

Julio César González Matador

González is a cartoonist whose work satirizes Colombian politicians. In April 2018, he announced that due to death threats he received from supporters of former president Alvaro Uribe, who… More

Juan Pablo Barrientos

In October 2019, after he published Let the Little Children Come to Me, Barrientos was accused of defamation by members of the Catholic Church. During two trials, sales of… More

Jineth Bedoya Lima | Status: Under Threat | Colombia

Jineth Bedoya Lima is a Colombian journalist who reports on law enforcement, paramilitary groups, and abductions within Colombia. Bedoya Lima was abducted twice while reporting—once on May 25, 2000,… More

One Journalist Killed, Two Threatened

PEN International protests the murder of El Heraldo de Urabá and Urabá al Día journalist Luis Eduardo Gómez, who was shot dead in front of his wife in Arboletes,… More