First National Meeting of Journalists held in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

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First National Journalists' Meeting in San Cristobal de las Casas (Photo: Debate)

The first National Meeting of Journalists took place in San Cristóbal de las Casas, in the state of Chiapas, on March 6, with the aim of analyzing the murder and attacks on journalists in Mexico.

The Chiapas journalists’ union called the first meeting of journalists in Mexico in the face of the wave of violence that has been experienced nationwide.

The meeting was held in the Aula Magna of the UNACH law school, in accordance with the invitation of the National Meeting of Journalists.

150 reporters from different states of the country participate in the meeting and as moderator is Óscar Takeshi López Moreno, son of journalist Freddy López Arévalo, who was murdered on October 28, 2021, in the southern area of ​​San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Jorge López Arévalo, Freddy’s brother.

According to El Heraldo de Chiapas, the reporters denounced the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico, as unfortunately, there are threats, harassment, and persecution of communicators allegedly by public servants.

It should be noted that several participants made a virtual presence, such as the communicators’ Reporters without Borders and Alejandro Encinas, Undersecretary for Human Rights, Population and Migration of the Ministry of the Interior.

The event was guarded by agents of the State and Municipal Police of San Cristóbal de Las Casas.

Source: OEM

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