Mexico.- The federal deputy Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) Paloma Sanchezrequested the Government of the State of Sinaloa, Clarify the murder of journalist Luis Enrique Ramirez Ramosi And punish those responsible for it.
It was then announced on 6 May that the political reporter and columnist for the newspaper El Debate and director of the news portal Fuentes Fidedignos had been murdered in Culiacán, Sinaloa.
The federal lawmaker said Mexico has become the most dangerous country in the world to practice journalism. Proof of this, he said, is that in less than five months of this year, eleven journalists have already been murdered, in addition to the fact that Mexico recently concentrated 42 percent of the murders of members of the union in Latin America. does. Year..
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“The attacks on press freedom directed by the party in power and the narrative urging the ruling party to dictate guidelines for Mexican journalistic work pose a significant risk to the country’s journalists, who are already working under covert spells. There should be physical danger due to the investigation conducted by him and the notes published by him,” said the PRI member.
He said the stigma and continued inability to question power in an environment of highly politicization show that the Mexican journalist today fears being attacked both in public space and on his physical integrity.
Paloma Sánchez also reported that prior to the murder of Luis Enrique Ramírez Ramos, Sinaloa had higher crime rates than the national average, as it rose from number 20 in insecurity to 13, representing an increase in violence in the state. ; While Culiacan is included in the 15 most dangerous cities in the country.
Deputy Paloma Sanchez urged to clarify the murder of Luis Enrique Ramirez