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Peru: Environmental Journalist Detained in Cajamarca

Categories: Latin America, Peru, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Environment, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Media & Journalism

Juan Arellano reports [1] [es] in his blog that the “environmental journalist Jorge Chávez Ortiz, known on Twitter as @chavezwar [2] [es], has reportedly been detained a few hours ago in Cajamarca. The young journalist from Cajamarca is also responsible for the blog Mi mina corrupta (“My corrupt mine”) [3] [es], where he shows his opposition to the Conga mining project.”