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The body of Marco Antonio Ávila García was found on Friday. (Reuters/German Osuna)

Mexico should investigate murder of abducted journalist

New York, May 21, 2012–Mexican authorities must break the cycle of impunity in journalist murders by fully investigating the killing of police beat reporter Marco Antonio Ávila García and bringing the perpetrators to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ávila’s body, which showed signs of torture, was found on Friday on a dirt…

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Crime reporter abducted in Mexico

New York, May 18, 2012–The veteran crime beat reporter Marcos Ávila García was abducted Thursday afternoon in the Mexican town of Ciudad Obregón, in northwest Sonora state, according to news reports. Ávila reports for the local daily El Regional de Sonora, the newspaper said. 

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