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Mexican Journalist Beaten To Death

A columnist with the national daily paper Excelsior has been killed in Mexico, the 6th media specialist killed in the nation this year and third this month.

The assemblage of Hector Gonzalez Antonio was found on Tuesday morning on a road in Ciudad Victoria, the capital of the northeastern fringe territory of Tamaulipas, the express prosecutor's office said in an announcement.

As the reporter for a national outlet, Antonio's latest stories mirrored the savagery and defilement display in Tamaulipas.

Specialists reacted to a call about a dumped body and later recognized Antonio, who was pounded the life out of.

Tamaulipas state lawyer general said specialists are "opening an examination to distinguish and find those in charge of the crime".

Affirming the slaughtering, Pascal Beltran del Rio, article chief of the daily paper, stated: "It's with tremendous torment that I share the news of the murder of my associate, Hector Gonzalez Antonio, a heavenly individual, a reporter for Excelsior and Grupo Imagen in Tamaulipas."

"A major embrace in solidarity with his family. I additionally call for quick answers for this situation and for equity," del Rio said on Twitter.

Antonio's executing comes not as much as seven days after the murder of financial aspects journalist Alicia Diaz Gonzalez, who was discovered dead in her home in Monterrey in northern Mexico. She had likewise been pounded the life out of.

Prior this month, radio columnist Juan Carlos Huerta was shot dead as he exited his home in a suburb of Villahermosa in southeast Mexico.

No less than six columnists, including Antonio, have been executed in Mexico in 2018. No less than two were slaughtered as an immediate aftereffect of their work, as per the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

Why are such a significant number of columnists being slaughtered in Mexico?

"Each murder of a columnist, picture taker, blogger, online networking observer or media laborer affirms that our Mexican associates keep on facing steady savagery and close entire exemption in assaults against the press," Jan-Albert Hootsen, Mexico's CPJ agent, tweeted.

Mexico is the second deadliest nation for writers after Syria, as indicated by a Reporters Without Borders (RSF) report.

RSF positions Mexico 147th out of 180 nations on its World Press Freedom Index.

Amid President Enrique Pena Nieto's rule, which started in 2012, no less than 42 writers were executed and there have been around 2,000 assaults on correspondents.

Since 2000, in excess of 100 journalists have been murdered in the nation, with the vast majority of those wrongdoings still unpunished.
Mexican Journalist Beaten To Death Reviewed by FOW 24 News on May 30, 2018 Rating: 5 A columnist with the national daily paper Excelsior has been killed in Mexico, the 6th media specialist killed in the nation this year and...

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