Posts tagged: committee to protect journalists

Mexico: The Voice of the Community Faces Numerous Threats

Written by Emilio Godoy Wednesday, 25 August 2010 (IPS) – The Jenpoj (“winds of fire) community radio station in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, which plays an important role in keeping the Mixe indigenous community informed, has had its equipment confiscated and has fought and won a court case to get a broadcast license. […]

Only man accused in Brad Will murder goes free

By Monica Campbell/Guest Blogger For those following the case of Bradley Roland Will, left, a U.S. activist-journalist killed while reporting on a protest movement in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca in 2006, a long wait ended on February 18. After 16 months in prison, Juan Manuel MartĂ­nez, a grassroots activist from an impoverished neighborhood […]