Media safety crisis in Mexico worsens after second journalist’s murder in days

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined the Sindicato Nacional de Redactores de la Prensa (SNRP) in condemning the killing of Adrian Martinez Lopez, a photojournalist who was found dead by road side in his native Tabasco on 4 August. Reports said his body showed signs of torture, with his hands tied. The photojournalist who contributed to the daily Presente and owned a photo studio, went missing on Monday night after he was abducted from his office, reports added. Read the full statement in Spanish.

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