Mexico

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Twitter: @CPJAmericas

Senior Program Coordinator:
Carlos Lauría

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Sara Rafsky

Tel: 212-465-1004, ext. 120, 146
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Speak Justice campaign fights impunity in press murders

December 6, 2012 6:15 AM ET

The tortured and decapitated body of 39-year-old María Elizabeth Macías Castro was found on a Saturday evening in September 2011. It had been dumped by the side of a road in Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border town ravaged by...

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CPJ concerned about arrest of Mexican journalist

July 6, 2012 12:14 PM ET

New York, July 6, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about the arrest of prominent Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martínez Thursday in Nuevo León under unclear circumstances related to a civil custody dispute. The judge who ordered the detention was the...

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Anti-press crime amendment offers hope for Mexican press

June 7, 2012 5:23 PM ET

New York, June 7, 2012--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the final approval yesterday of a constitutional amendment that makes attacks on the press a federal offense in Mexico, a country where journalists are regularly targeted for their work.  ...

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In Mexico, cartels target journalists

May 15, 2012 10:20 AM ET

On May 4, CPJ reported the murder of two Mexican photographers and a former photojournalist in the Veracruz state of Mexico.  Also in Veracruz, a month prior, CPJ documented the killing of journalist Regina Martinez Perez and recognized Veracruz as one...

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