Blows, threats, insults, and obstacles are part of the aggression suffered by news teams during the marches against the tax reform that began on Monday.
Attacks were reported by staff of La Nación, CRhoy and television news Repretel and Telenoticias, while covering street demonstrations against the plan fiscal (tax reform)
Included, a journalist of the Semanario Universidad was attacked by the Police on Wednesday night, as students retreated to the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) campus in San Pedro.
The ‘Semanario’ journalist was attacked while reporting police aggression against the students. “The situation did not merit violence,” said Javier Córdoba.
The worrying factor in that scenario, reported Córdoba, is that police chased the students onto the campus illegally. Experts argued the UCR campus is an autonomous State institution and