RSF General Secretary Christopher Deloire is asking Peña Nieto to fulfill his promises
Journalist Javier Valdéz was gunned down in Culiacán, Sinaloa in the neighborhood of Jorge Aldama, May 15, 2017. photo: Cuartoscuro/ Especial Javier Valdéz , photo: Cuartoscuro/ Especial Javier Valdéz
06 of July 2017 15:58:54
The organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) criticized President Enrique Peña Nieto for allowing Mexico to become the "deadliest country in the world" for journalists so far in 2017.RSF General Secretary Christopher Deloire sent a letter to the official presidential residence of Los Pinos in which he labeled the violence as "unacceptable" and "undignified."In the letter, Deloire alluded to data indicating that 100 journalists have been killed since the year 2000, and pointed to the fact that in addition to murders, there are also many cases of kidnappings and violence directed towards journalists.