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Friday, September 2, 2016: Sergio Aguayo, a prominent political commentator, was sued by the former governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila, Humberto Moreira, for moral damages. In a January 20th article in Reforma, Aguayo described Moreira as “a politician that releases the stench of corruption.” This accusation stems from an investigation into the disappearance of 300 residences from the Coahuila town of Allende during Moreira’s governorship.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/blog/2016/09/change-to-mexican-law-leaves-critical-journalists-.php




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Monday, January 16, 2016: “Annabel Hernandez is a seasoned Mexican investigative journalist with 23 years of experiences. Learn how she uses a fellowship through University of California, Berkeley to investigate the 2014 Iguala mass kidnapping in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. An investigation that she documents in her book “La Verdadera Noche de Iguala”.”

Read the full article here: https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/blog/00-17915-anabel-hernandez-tells-how-us-university-fellowship-helped-her-investigate-disappearan

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Friday, December 30, 2016:” End of year report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) indicates that 93 journalist were killed in various attacks around the world. Coming in at number 5 was Mexico with 11 death.”

Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/world-digest-dec-30-2016/2016/12/30/4ad6af32-ce9b-11e6-a87f-b917067331bb_story.html?utm_term=.27142ebc0c89


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Krysten Massa/The Statesman

Krysten Massa/The Statesman

“Rukmini Callimachi, a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, delivered the annual Marie Colvin Distinguished Lecture in the Student Activities Center on Tuesday night with a speech that illustrated what it means to be a journalist in an increasingly dangerous world.”

Read the full article here: https://www.sbstatesman.com/2016/03/09/foreign-correspondent-rukmini-callimachi-talks-about-covering-islamic-state/

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Picture of James Foley in Syria 2012, from the film "Jim: The James Foley Story." (Nicole Tung / HBO)

Picture of James Foley in Syria 2012, from the film “Jim: The James Foley Story.” (Nicole Tung / HBO)

“Jim: The James Foley Story”, a documentary on the life of the journalist James Wright Foley, who was executed by Islamic State, made its premiere on HBO earlier this week.

Read the full article here: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/tv/la-et-st-jim-foley-movie-20160206-story.html

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Egyptian Homeland Security extended the detention of journalist Hisham Gaafar on Tuesday for another 15 days. Gafaar, who is managing director of Mada Foundation for Media Development, faces charges of belonging to a terrorist group and receiving foreign bribes.

Read the full article here: http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/02/17/detention-further-renewed-for-journalist-hisham-gaafar/

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Authorities in the Philippines should swiftly bring to justice the killers of radio reporter Elvis Banggoy Ordaniza, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ordaniza was shot and killed on Tuesday, February 16, in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, on the country’s southernmost main island of Mindanao, according to news reports.

Read the full article here: https://cpj.org/2016/02/radio-reporter-murdered-in-the-philippines-1.php

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