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New Modules for Lawyers Litigating Freedom of Expression Cases in Latin America  

New Modules for Lawyers Litigating Freedom of Expression Cases in Latin America  

The Modules

We are excited to announce our new modules on litigating freedom of expression cases in Latin America.

We have uploaded the modules to our Resource Hub, please click here to read them. They are currently only available in Spanish. The twelve modules cover topics such as:


We also have a module series designed for lawyers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia, as well as useful reference materials on our Resource Hub.

We hope these materials will be an invaluable resource for lawyers currently litigating freedom of expression cases in Latin America and we are proud to make them available to the legal community. Through this series of modules, we aim to support lawyers in their efforts to defend freedom of expression. The modules will be useful to lawyers working on strategic litigation and who want to learn more about the inter-American system. Law students and legal practitioners will also find them useful.


Media Defence would like to thank la Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa (FLIP) for its collaboration in drafting the materials and Ford Foundation for its support on this project.

The research materials were prepared by the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, with BLP Legal acting as the coordinating law firm, and the following law firms: Bruchou & Funes de Rioja; Linklaters LLP; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; Arias Law; Dentons Jiménez de Aréchaga; and Ferrere Abogados. This work was assisted by the Fundación Fabián Ponce Ordóñez.

All of our training materials have a Creative Commons licence. This means you are free to use and adapt them with appropriate credit.

For more information on our training programme or materials, please contact Hannah Stoate, Training Manager, at

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