Friday, September 19, 2003
Over the past decade, more than 100 girls and women have been raped, murdered, and disappeared around the Mexican border town of Juarez. But the case remains far from solved, and many believe law enforcement officials are bending over backwards to stymie the investigation. In the absence of thoroughgoing police-work, local journalists have aggressively taken up the case, and in doing so are blurring the lines between journalism, activism, and law enforcement. OTM's Marianne McCune reports.