Edwin Rivera Paz

Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

Honduran Edwin Rivera Paz was killed on July 9, 2017 in Acayucan, VE, by an armed unit that was traveling by motorcycle.

Rivera Paz arrived in Mexico after fellow journalist Igor Padilla was murdered in Honduras last January by suspected members of Mara 18. He had applied for political asylum to the Mexican Aid Commission To Refugees (COMAR).

Article by Elena Toledo in PanAm Post: Honduran Journalist Seeking Asylum Murdered in Mexico

Original article in Spanish: Asesinan en Veracruz a periodista hondureño que solicitó asilo en México

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