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Flowers cover the casket of Santiago Barroso, a Mexican radio journalist shot dead in Sonora state in March. (Reuters/Cristian Torres)

Radio reporter Santiago Barroso shot dead in Mexico’s Sonora state

Mexico City, March 19, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists today urged Mexican authorities to thoroughly investigate the murder of radio journalist Santiago Barroso and bring the perpetrators to justice. The reporter was shot dead at his home in San Luis Río Colorado, in the northern Mexican state of Sonora, on March 15, according to news…

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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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