Mexico – Freedom of the press – Murder of journalist Cecilio Pineda Brito (March 2, 2017)


France condemns the murder of journalist Cecilio Pineda Brito, director of La Voz de la Tierra Caliente, on March 2 in the state of Guerrero.

The perpetrators of this crime must be brought to justice.

We offer our condolences to Mr. Pineda Brito’s loved ones and applaud the courage of journalists who risk their lives to provide unfettered reporting.

We reiterate our commitment to the freedom of the press and to the protection of journalists worldwide.