The Council of the Peruvian press (CPP) asked this Friday in a public hearing in Arequipa to declare unconstitutional the law prohibiting the ban state advertising in the private media.
The members of the Constitutional Court (TC) have left to vote the unconstitutionality actions presented by the executive and 33 members of parliament against Law 30793 regulating state advertising, also called the Gag law & # 39; is called.
During the hearing, the arguments of the Public Prosecutor Luis Huerta, the Congressmen Gilbert Violeta and Patricia Donayre (Peruvians for the Kambio), alongside the prosecutors, and the MP Mauricio Mulder (Aprista Parliamentary Cell), promoter of the rule , heard.
During the public hearing, representatives of the CPP and the National Society of Radio and Television (SNRTV).
The Council of the Peruvian Press confirmed through a declaration the need to "restore the full validity of freedom of expression and information and declared the unconstitutionality of the" Gag Law "".
Days before, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) reporting information freedom sent a technical note through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stating that the law was "unprecedented in the region" and "serious problems" ". the light of the inter-American legal framework ".
The Constitutional Court has 30 days to resolve the guarantee actions proposed by the claimants in one go.