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A police officer is seen in Bogota, Colombia, on November 23, 2019. A Colombian court recently issued an arrest warrant for journalist Edison Lucio Torres. (Reuters/Luisa Gonzalez)

Arrest warrant issued for Colombian journalist Edison Lucio Torres

Bogotá, February 19, 2020 — Colombian authorities should drop their arrest warrant against journalist Edison Lucio Torres and allow him to report freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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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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