Bradley Will

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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...

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Attacks on the Press 2009: Mexico

February 16, 2010 12:27 AM ET

h7 {float:none;width:auto;height:auto;font-family:sans-serif;font-weight:normal; margins:5px;} Top Developments• Amid threats and attacks, self-censorship becomes more pervasive.• Congress stalls on reforms to combat violence against the press. Key Statistic 9: Journalists missing since 2005. Most had covered crime and corruption. The deepening influence...

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Mexican court did not call for release of Brad Will suspect

November 11, 2009 2:30 PM ET

New York, November 11, 2009—A court in Oaxaca has not ordered the release of Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who was charged last year for the 2006 killing of U.S. journalist Bradley Roland Will, contrary to initial news reports in the...

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Mexico must continue to investigate Will death

November 10, 2009 5:15 PM ET

We issued the following statement today in response to reports that a tribunal in Oaxaca state called for the release of Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who was charged last year for the 2006 killing of U.S. journalist Brad Will. The...

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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...

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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...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Mexico

February 10, 2009 12:23 AM ET

Powerful drug cartels and escalating violence made journalists in Mexico more vulnerable to attack than ever before. The dangerous climate was compounded by a pervasive culture of impunity. Most crimes against the press remained unsolved as Mexican law enforcement agencies,...

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Mexican authorities defend Will case conclusions

November 12, 2008 1:41 PM ET

Mexico's special prosecutor for crimes against journalists has responded to CPJ's October 24 letter expressing concerns about the investigation into the murder of U.S. filmmaker Bradley Will. The prosecutor's response leaves much unresolved....

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CPJ concerned about Will probe

October 24, 2008 8:00 PM ET

Dear Mr. Medina Mora: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned by developments in the criminal investigation into the October 27, 2006, killing of U.S. journalist Bradley Roland Will in Oaxaca. The recent indictment of three protesters ignores considerable evidence indicating that pro-government gunmen were behind the killing.

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