Mexico. – This Thursday, the delegation of the European Union (EU) and the embassies of its member states in the Mexican Republic, as well as diplomatic representation Norway and Switzerlandcondemned Murder of three Mexican journalists Registered in less than a week.
Last Monday, May 9, communicators were shot dead Yesenia Molinedo Falconi and Sheila Johanna García Oliveira In the state of Veracruz, just 4 days after the columnist was stripped of his life in Culiacán, Sinaloa Luis Enrique Ramirez Ramos,
In a note, the European Union pointed out that, while waiting for Mexican authorities to confirm the link between the murders and the journalistic work of the victims, these crimes are “a reflection of the very serious level of violence and intimidation that has caused many journalists in Mexico.” face”.
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In this sense, the Eurogroup expressed its concern about the lack of results in the investigation. 11 murders of communicators Which have been presented in Mexico till this 2022.
In this sequence, the EU delegation called on all levels of government in Mexico protect the lives of journalists So that they can do their work safely.
“Given the alarming number of attacks against journalists in the country, we urge all competent authorities to use all means at their disposal to create a conducive environment so that journalists in Mexico can freely and without any threat to their profession. to ensure their safety and prevent the murders of Mr. Ramírez Ramos and Mrs. Molinedo Falconi and García Oliveira from going unpunished”, concluded the document released via virtual channels.
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Various national and international organizations have emphasized the fact that, from the federal government, a narrative is encouraged against the journalistic union in Mexico, as the president himself Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Attacks the media, a situation he described may encourage aggression against this segment of the population.
EU condemns killing of 3 journalists in Mexico in 2022