On Tuesday I posted on the murder of Mexican radio reporter Marco Aurelio Martínez Tijerina, who was tortured and shot to death last Saturday. Turns out Martínez wasn’t the only journalist killed in Mexico that day. Guillermo Trejo Alcaraz, a local cameraman in Chihuahua city who also supplied video material for the Chihuahua State Commission on Human Rights (ECHR) was also killed Saturday. He was shot to death by masked gunmen after leaving the offices of the Omnia newspaper. That brings the number of journalists killed in Mexico so far this year to 10, making Mexico the deadliest country in the world for journalists. To put that in comparison, so far this year two journalists have been killed in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. The only country that comes close to Mexico’s death toll is Honduras with eight journalists murdered.

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