Sunday, May 20, 2012

#Mexico:Fresh Bloodshed - Dead Journalists And More Uncertainty.


In this undated picture killed photojournalists Guillermo Luna Varela, left, and Gabriel Huge pose for pictures in Veracruz, Mexico. Three photojournalists, including Varela and Huge, who covered the perilous crime beat in the violence-torn eastern Mexico state of Veracruz were found slain and dumped in plastic bags in a canal on Thursday, May 3, 2012. State officials said the third victim was Esteban Rodriguez, who was a photographer for the local newspaper AZ until last summer, when he too quit and fled the state. (Associated Press)

The blood keeps flowing in Mexico as cartels use murder and torture to shut down the press. Two photojournalists were tortured, dismembered and stuffed in garbage bags Wednesday in the sate of Veracruz, just days after a correspondent for Proceso magazine was killed in her home there. Others who knew them were also killed..

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the attack:


http://blog.chron.com/narcoconfidential/2012/05/as-fresh-bloodshed-washes-over-veracruz-mexico-more-dead-journalists-and-more-uncertainty/