1. The Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, held a meeting with the Executive Director of the Foundation for the Freedom of the Press (Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa -FLIP in Spanish ), Jonathan Bock, in order to learn about the concerns that the organization has regarding the right to freedom of expression, recognized as a human right.
2. Within the framework of the meeting, the case of Diana Marcela Díaz Soto was addressed among other topics, and, in accordance with the requests made by the the defense attorney and FLIP, the Attorney General expressed his absolute interest in creating a technical committee to review the subject, always in favor of guaranteeing the fundamental right to due process and freedom of expression, without diminish the independence and autonomy of the prosecutors assigned to each case.
3. Prosecutor Francisco Barbosa Delgado, whose professional career has been characterized by his work in favor of human rights and freedom of expression in Colombia and abroad, expresses his spirit of dialogue with all organizations, and particularly with FLIP, with the purpose of strengthening the conceptual lines around behaviors that may affect freedom of expression.
The Office of the Attorney General makes this information public for reasons of general interest.