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IIHR participates in Inter-American Commission hearing

Fecha: (4/9/2021 1:39:45 PM)

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San José, Costa Rica. On March 25, 2021, José Thompson, IIHR Executive Director, Eduardo Bertoni, Alternate Representative of the IIHR Regional Office for South America, and Jorge Padilla, IIHR Coordinator of Education, participated in a hearing on “Control of Internet Content and Freedom of Expression in the Americas,” convoked by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights as part of its 179th Session.

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Mr. Thompson thanked the Commission for the invitation and explained of the work of the Institute in that area.

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For his part, Mr. Bertoni, a former Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression  of the Commission, spoke on “Tensions, Dilemmas and Questions on the Control of Internet Content and the Right to Freedom of Expression.”

Video (in Spanish) available here