An Amendment to Protect Mexican Journalists

Friday, March 16, 2012

Transcript

This week, the Mexican Senate approved a constitutional amendment that would give the federal government jurisdiction over murders of journalists, taking over that responsibility from local officials who are often either ineffective, corrupt, or both. Brooke speaks with Eugenio Herrera, the General Counsel for Groupo Reforma, the largest newspaper publisher in Mexico about the amendment. 

Comments [1]

Richard Johnston from Manhattan upper west side

Who told you killing a police officer is punished more harshly because it is "an attack on social stability?" Why is it not because police are close to legislators and prosecutors, whereas journalists are often distant from them? Some evidence is in order.

Mar. 17 2012 07:38 AM

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