Ten Journalists Attacked In Nine Days In Oaxaca

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By: IFEX.org

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) – Mexico City, March 8, 2012 – Since February 26th ten journalists have been attacked in Oaxaca by protesters and security forces, while covering protests in three municipalities.

On March 6th members of the Santa Cruz Municipal Police Xoxocotlán, located 5 km from the state capital of Oaxaca, beat and sprayed journalists from several local media outlets with tear gas while they were covering the eviction of protesters blocking the streets.

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