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Mexico - Crime reporter gunned down outside his home in Oaxaca state

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Newspaper reporter Octavio Rojas was gunned down on 11 August outside his home in San José Cosolapa, a town in the north of Oaxaca state that is plagued by organized crime and has suffered recent post-election conflicts. Rojas covered crime in his town for El Buen Tono, a daily newspaper based in Córdoba, in the neighbouring state of Veracruz. Witnesses said a man pretending to be interested in buying his car shot him four times and then left without saying a word. Contacted by Reporters (...)

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