San Luis Potosí

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An image of slain Mexican journalist Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro is shown during a protest before the start of a press conference at the State House in San Luis Potosi, Mexico on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Mexican authorities on Friday found Esqueda Castro's body in San Luis Potosi one day after armed men wearing uniforms abducted him from his home, authorities said. (AP/Christian Palma)

Mexican journalist found dead with bullet wounds in San Luis Potosí

Mexico City, October 6, 2017–Authorities in Mexico must undertake a swift and credible investigation into the murder of photographer Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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An activist takes part in a demonstration against the murder of journalists in Mexico, in Mexico City, Mexico on June 15, 2017. An icebox containing two unidentified severed heads and a threatening message was discovered outside a broadcaster's offices in Guadalajara. (Reuters/Edgard Garrido)

Local photographer abducted from home in central Mexico

New York, October 5, 2017–Armed men dressed as police officers this morning abducted local photographer Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro from his home in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosí, according to media reports. The state’s general prosecutor said in a statement that the prosecutor’s office is investigating, and denied that the state police…

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Journalist missing for nearly two weeks in Mexico

Mexico City, November 8, 2012–Mexican authorities must thoroughly investigate the disappearance of journalist Adela Jazmín Alcaraz López, who was last seen nearly two weeks ago, the Committee to Protect journalists said today. 

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