Committee to Protect Journalists: No Excuse: Mexico must break cycle of impunity in journalists’ murders

5/15/2017 Committee to Protect Journalists

Untitled.jpgIn Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, endemic impunity allows criminal gangs, corrupt officials, and cartels to silence their critics. The violence is particularly acute in Veracruz state, where attacks on the press went unpunished during former Governor Javier Duarte de Ochoa’s term in office. Despite federal government efforts to combat this deadly cycle, justice remains elusive, and impunity the norm.

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