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Demonstration outside Secretaria de Gobernación (Secretary of Governorship) against Mexican journalist Javier Valdez murdering, occured in Culiacán, Sinaloa on May 15th, 2017.

Three years after murder, one of the killers of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez has been sentenced

The man who admitted to having participated in the murder of investigative Mexican journalist Javier Valdez, shot and killed on May 15, 2017, has received 14 years and eight months in prison.

Lydia Cacho

Man convicted for torture of Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho will serve more than five years in prison

Juan Sánchez Moreno, who was commander of the Attorney General's Office of the state of Puebla, was convicted on Jan. 15 for the crime of torture against Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho, which occurred in 2005

Campaign #KeepTruthAlive by UNESCO. (Screenshot Twitter)

Latin America is second region worldwide with the most murders of journalists in the last five years, according to UNESCO

Between 2014 and 2018, UNESCO recorded 495 murders of journalists around the world, and Latin America and the Caribbean was the second most lethal region for media professionals: 127 of these deaths occurred here, a quarter of the total.

Miroslava Breach

Collective of Mexican journalists and international organizations publish investigation into murder of Miroslava Breach

"Silence is complicity," Mexican journalist Miroslava Breach said in mid-2016 in a conversation that may have sealed her death. She was shot eight times in front of her home in Chihuahua, capital of the state of the same name.

Colombia declares 1998 murder of journalist Nelson Carvajal a crime against humanity

Twenty-one years after Nelson Carvajal Carvajal was killed, the Attorney General's Office of Colombia declared the journalist’s murder a crime against humanity.

Mural of Jaime Garzón

Colombia remembers journalist and humorist Jaime Garzón 20 years after his death, which remains in impunity

It's been 20 years since the dawn of Aug. 13, 1999 when armed men murdered humorist and journalist Jaime Garzón Forero as he drove to the Radionet station in Bogotá.

Un busto del periodista Guillermo Cano Isaza ubicada en el parque Bolívar en Medellín, Colombia. La escultura es un trabajo de Rodrigo Arenas Betancur.

Colombia’s Attorney General orders detention of former hitman, links him to murder of journalist Guillermo Cano Isaza

The Attorney General of Colombia ordered the detention of a former hitman it linked to the 1986 murder of journalist and editor of newspaper El Espectador, Guillermo Cano Isaza.

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Man sentenced to six years in prison for murder of Brazilian journalist two decades after the crime

A popular jury condemned a man to six years in prison for participating in the murder of a Brazilian journalist in 1998. Shortly after the trial, the sentence was challenged by the public prosecutor’s office because it considered it too low.