Raul Estrella, a photographer with El Universal, took these photos of gunmen, believed to be government agents, rushing toward protesters and journalists on the outskirts of Oaxaca on October 27, 2006. Brad Will, working near Estrella, was killed by gunfire that witnesses said appeared to have come from the direction of the gunmen. (El Universal/Raul Estrella)

Brad Will killing unresolved three years on

Three years ago today, an independent journalist named Bradley Roland Will was killed in Mexico while reporting on a heated protest movement in the capital city of the southern state of Oaxaca. Today, the crime remains unresolved. A man from Oaxaca, Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who many close followers of the case believe is innocent,…

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In Brad Will killing, report fuels questions, controversy

On July 26, the following headline appeared in Mexico’s daily Milenio newspaper: “Canada: Will assassinated at point-blank range.” Soon, similar headlines followed. The stories focused on a recent report by three Canadian investigators that sustains conclusions made by the Mexican authorities in the case of Bradley Roland Will, left, a U.S. video-journalist and activist killed…

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Lee, Ling supporters hold vigil to keep case in spotlight

Last night, about 300 people gathered at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University for a vigil for U.S. television journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling. Today marks the 100th day of captivity in North Korea for the women, who were arrested in March by North Korean guards while filming a story about refugees for the…

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A New Front in Mexico: CPJ Special Report

Drug fueled violence against the press has spread to the central state of Michoacán. At least two journalists’ lives have been lost, and self-censorship is taking root.

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A Killing in Mexico

Brad Will was shot down while documenting civil unrest in Oaxaca. No one has been charged. Is the government covering up?

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