Mexico Journalists Kidnapped as Drug Cartels Threaten Freedom of Speech
"Mexican gang members took at least three journalists hostage this week in Durango state after the reporters investigated alleged links between prison officials and drug groups, the state attorney general’s office said.
The kidnappers haven’t yet demanded a monetary payoff, said Ruben Lopez, a spokesman for the attorney general’s office, in a telephone interview. Officials are seeking to confirm whether a fourth missing reporter is among the group, he said..."
URL Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-07-29/mexico-journalists-kidnapped-as-drug-cartels-threaten-freedom-of-speech.html
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