Monica Campbell/CPJ Mexico consultant
Monica Campbell is a freelance journalist and 2010 Nieman Fellow. She served as CPJ’s Mexico representative for several years.
Mexican journalist languishes in Texas detention
Emilio Gutiérrez Soto began fearing for his life when approximately 50 armed soldiers entered his home in Ascensión on May 5 without a permit. They told Gutiérrez they were searching for “weapons or drugs,” he told CPJ. The soldiers did not find any evidence of illegal activity and left. Gutiérrez said he believed the search…