UN condemns Mexico over tortured reporter case and calls for action to keep journalists safe

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Ruling was the council’s first against Mexico, which has become one of the most dangerous countries for media workers

The UN human rights council has rebuked Mexico for failing to protect its journalists in a ruling on the case of a prominent reporter who was kidnapped and threatened with rape by police acting at the behest of a powerful politician and one of his business backers.

The ruling was the council’s first against Mexico, which has become one of the most murderous countries in the world for media workers.

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