Monica Campbell

Monica Campbell is a freelance journalist and 2010 Nieman Fellow. She served as CPJ’s Mexico representative for several years.

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Brad Will's mother: 'No movement' in case four years on

November 5, 2010 10:47 AM ET

Last week marked the fourth anniversary of the murder of Brad Will, a 36-year-old American activist and journalist who was shot while covering anti-government protests in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. His murderers remain at large. ...

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Only man accused in Brad Will murder goes free

February 24, 2010 3:03 PM ET

For those following the case of Bradley Roland Will, left, a U.S. activist-journalist killed while reporting on a protest movement in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca in 2006, a long wait ended on February 18. After 16 months in prison, Juan Manuel Martínez, a grassroots activist from an impoverished...

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Brad Will killing unresolved three years on

October 27, 2009 10:49 AM ET

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...

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In Brad Will killing, report fuels questions, controversy

August 3, 2009 9:30 PM ET

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...

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Lee, Ling supporters hold vigil to keep case in spotlight

June 25, 2009 5:46 PM ET

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...

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Mexican journalist languishes in Texas detention

September 9, 2008 2:33 PM ET

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...

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