Enrique Márquez Jaramillo

Márquez Jaramillo is an award-winning historian, political scientist, and former politician who has published more than 30 books. In August 2022, he received two death threats for his criticism… More

Freddy Quezada

Philosopher Quezada was fired from his university position in 2018 for criticizing Ortega’s regime. He was arrested in November 2023, hours after publishing a social media post critical of… More

Carolina Barrero

Barrero is an exiled writer and art historian. She was arrested in April 2021 after being accused of “clandestine printing” after participating in anti-government protests. The charges were dropped… More

Gabriela Selser

Selser is a journalist who wrote The truth about the 2018 rebellion in Nicaragua, which covers the start of President Ortega's authoritative regime. She is also the author of… More

Juan Martinez D’Aubuisson

Columnist Martinez D'Aubuisson is the author of The Hollywood Kid: The Violent Life and Violent Death of an MS-13 Hitman. He has been researching gang violence in Latin America… More

Gustavo Gorriti

A veteran journalist and author of five Peruvian history books, Gorriti has faced multiple instances of harassment dating back to 1992. In February 2023, 30 protestors stood outside his… More

Victor Ticay

Ticay, a broadcast journalist for a local TV channel, is serving an 8 year prison sentence for his online commentary on his Facebook page "La Portada." In his trial… More

Victor Herrero

Editor and founder of the independent news website Interferencia, Herrero was convicted on charges of defaming a police colonel on May 22, 2023 after he wrote a story on… More

Robert Posada Rosero

Author of four short novels, Rosero is also a journalist who has left Colombia for his own safety. He received three separate death threats in December 2021 and authorities… More

Julián Fernando Martinez Vallejo

Martinez Vallejo is an award-winning investigative journalist and author of ChuzaDAS. His writing is focused on illegal surveillance of journalists. On February 22, 2022, Vallejo was attacked by armed… More