Culiacan, Sinaloa.- Héctor Melesio Cuen Ojeda was separated from the Sinaloa Ministry of HealthAccording to an official statement released this Wednesday by the Ruben Rocha Moya-led state government.
The document states that the former U.S. rector was removed from his position because he refused to withdraw complaints against journalists Luis Enrique Ramírez Fuentes and María Teresa Guerra Ochoa.
Luis Enrique Ramírez was condemned for “arbitrarily and defiantly exercising freedom of expression and the right to be informed”. Similarly, Guerra Ochoa was sued for the same reason and for “non-pecuniary damages”.
On 9 May of the current year, the Government of the State of Sinaloa issued an order to the Chiefs of Secretaries to “legally withdraw any action filed against persons exercising their right to freedom of expression through journalism”.
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Even Rocha Moya’s government gave officials 48 hours to withdraw cases against journalists and journalists.
Rocha Moya removes Hector Cuen Ojeda from the Ministry of Health