New York, November
20, 2009—A Mexican reporter who had recently covered corruption and
organized crime was reported missing this week in the western state of
Michoacán, according to local news reports. María Esther Aguilar Cansimbe, at left, was
last seen on November 11 near her home in
New York, November 11, 2009—A court in Oaxaca has not ordered the release of Juan Manuel Martínez Moreno, who was charged last year for the 2006 killing of U.S. journalist Bradley Roland Will, contrary to initial news reports in the Mexican press.
New York, November 3, 2009—Crime reporter Bladimir Antuna García was found murdered Monday night, according local news reports, after reportedly being abducted from a street in the Mexican city of Durango that morning. The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Mexican authorities to show their commitment to press freedom and the protection of Mexican journalists by immediately bringing all those responsible to justice.
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