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Mexico must redouble efforts to protect journalists, human rights experts urge

Mexico must take bold steps to address the violence faced by journalists, two human rights experts have stated after a week-long official mission examining freedom of expression in the country.

The Special Rapporteurs' for Freedom of Expression and Opinion of the United Nations - David Kaye, and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) - Edison Lanza, carried out an official country visit from November 27 to December 4, 2017, by invitation of the Mexican Government.

To read the joint press release click here.

To read the preliminary observations of the joint visit click here.

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