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Mexico: Journalists under attack in fresh wave of violence

Headline Title:  Mexican journalists under attack 16 November 2011 Fresh attacks against media outlets in Mexico highlight the authorities’ failure to take measures to protect journalists from a wave of intimidation and violence by armed gangs, Amnesty International said today. Gunmen set a car alight and fired bullets outside the offices of a newspaper in the northern city of Torreón, Coahuila state, yesterday, while a newsroom in the eastern state of Veracruz was ransacked by armed attackers on 6 November. “As these latest incidents show, Mexico continues to be one of the most dangerous…

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