Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho gets Spanish nationality due to danger of death in her country

"Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho is now also Spanish. This Tuesday [Nov. 16], the Council of Ministers of the European country has granted nationality by naturalization to the writer and social activist 'due to the obvious risk to her life' for which she is residing in Madrid with a temporary authorization. 'Her personal situation is vulnerable, since she has been a victim of torture, has suffered more than six attacks and is threatened with death,' the Spanish Government said in a statement.

With her investigations into 'serious human rights violations,' the journalist specializing in coverage of risky situations 'has contributed to the fight against human trafficking throughout the world,' the document states."

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