IWMF Supports Colombian Journalist Claudia Julieta Duque

June 25, 2015 — Claudia Julieta Duque, a 2010 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner continues to seek legal redress for the psychological torture inflicted on her and her family by former officials of the Colombian central intelligence agency (DAS) in the wake of her reporting.

The IWMF strongly condemns any threats or acts of intimidation and we stand firmly in support of Ms. Duque. The IWMF will continue to closely monitor the proceedings in the Colombian justice system over the next several months.

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Claudia Julieta Duque at the Courage in Journalism Award ceremony in 2010