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Catholic radios under attack - Index on Censorship - February 1987 Vol 16 No 2
by Maria Rosa Montes

Four Catholic radio stations broadcasting in the indigenous languages have received a brutal hint to curb their criticism to the Bolivian government. Criticisms regard a set of stringent economic measures imposed by the government on an already empoverished population, which has resulted in widespread social unrest. Despite the guarantees offered by the Interior Minister to journalists,it is clear that any renewal of social tensions will put not merely the Catholic radio stations, but all the media, in a very difficult position.

Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 2 pages
Publisher: Writers & Scholars International Ltd. (1987)
Location: London, England
Language: English
ISSN: 0306-4220

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