Alfredo Jiménez Mota

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Drug cartel behind Mexican journalist’s slaying, prosecutor tells CPJ

Mexico City, June 21, 2005—A top Mexican prosecutor told a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists today that the Arellano Félix drug cartel was behind the slaying of a well-known Tijuana journalist nearly one year ago, and federal authorities have rounded up more than 100 people as part of a broad crackdown against the…

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CPJ concerned about missing crime reporter

Dear Attorney General: The Committee to Protect Journalists would like to express its concern about the fate of Alfredo Jiménez Mota, a Mexican crime reporter for the Hermosillo-based daily El Imparcial, who has been missing since April 2.

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APRIL 2, 2005 Posted October 17, 2005 Alfredo Jiménez Mota, El Imparcial MISSING Jiménez, a crime reporter for the Hermosillo-based daily, disappeared from his home in the city of Hermosillo in the northwestern state of Sonora at about 9 p.m. on April 2. That night, he called a colleague at El Imparcial to say that…

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