Another journalist was killed in Mexico, this year he is tenth

Another journalist was killed in Mexico: Antonio de la Cruz was shot dead on Wednesday by unknown perpetrators near his house in Victoria, Ciudad, according to the local newspaper Expreso, for which he worked. Mexican government spokesman Jesús Ramírez said on Twitter that de la Cruz’s wife and daughter were also wounded in the assassination. Francisco Cabeza de Vaca, governor of the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, says doctors are fighting to save the girl’s life.

The newspaper Milenio reported that the attackers opened fire on engines in the family’s car. Incidentally, the local press is aware that in addition to his journalistic work, de la Cruz was also a spokesman for a party called the Citizens’ Movement (Movimiento Ciudadano).

But la Cruz was the tenth journalist killed in Mexico this year.

According to an international advocacy organization called Reporters Without Borders, Latin America is one of the most dangerous places in the world for those working in the press. Most murders in the country are committed in connection with drug trafficking, and journalists are targeted for reporting on these cases, but exposing political corruption can also be life-threatening. NGOs say more than ninety percent of journalists’ killers go unpunished.

Cover image: protest against the murder of a journalist in Mexico. (Photo: Jesus Verdugo / AFP)

Source: Magyar Nemzet by

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