Sunday, May 20, 2012

#Mexico: Who Are Killing The Journalists In Mexico ?

Reporting on Murder and Corruption in Mexico Can Be Deadly

Journalists are being killed, wounded and threatened at an alarming rate in Mexico since the US/Mexican war on drugs accelerated into a bloodbath of deaths, wounding and torture beginning in 2006.
What is the impact of this brutal attempt to suppress the reporting of violence and crime in Mexico?
Take the newspaper El Mañana published in Nuevo Laredo. Unreported by US papers as far as Truthout could determine, El Mañana wrote an editorial on May 13th that it would no longer report on crime in the city (which sits just across the Rio Grande from Laredo, Texas):...read more

http://truth-out.org/news/item/9229-the-war-on-journalists-in-mexico-remains-macabre