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Paraguay - Growing impunity for alleged instigators of radio journalist's murder

Reporters without borders
The probability of radio journalist Merardo Romero's murder going unpunished increased on 31 December, when one of the suspected instigators, local official Fidel Duarte (photo), was released on bail on the eve of the January judicial holiday, during which there is a greater danger of pressure being put on witnesses. His release was all the more unjustified as Paraguay's legislation does not allow anyone accused of a serious crime to be freed on bail, and even more so for a crime of (...)

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