Sunday, May 29

Three journalists shot dead in just two weeks in Mexico – News (Echo)

The murder of journalist Lourdes Maldonado in northeastern Mexico has received a great deal of attention.

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  • Three journalists have been murdered since the turn of the year in Mexico, the world’s most dangerous country for media professionals.

  • The latest victim, Lourdes Maldonado, had in 2019 personally and publicly asked President Manuel Lopez Obrador for help when she feared for her life.

  • In the last five years, 66 journalists have been killed in Mexico, which is more than in war-torn countries such as Afghanistan and Yemen.

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