Fredid Román Román

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In 2022, journalist killings continue unabated in Mexico amid a climate of impunity

At least 13 journalists have been killed in Mexico in the first eight months of 2022, the highest number the Committee to Protect Journalists has ever documented in the country in a single year. In a country characterized by corruption and organized crime, it’s unclear how many were targeted directly because of their work. CPJ…

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Mexican journalist Fredid Román shot and killed in Chilpancingo

Mexico City, August 24, 2022 – Mexican authorities must immediately investigate the killing of journalist Fredid Román Román, identify and apprehend those responsible, and determine whether the attack was related to his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. On Monday, August 22, two unidentified attackers on a motorcycle shot and killed Román, founder…

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