Communications Rights

Independent media organizations issue communique from Oaxaca

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An open letter from Independent media organiziations working in Oaxaca to the Mexican Goverment, Mexican and International Human Rights agencies, and international civil society.

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This week in Oaxaca: truth and continuing lies

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What the government and the mass media say about the struggle in Oaxaca and the peoples truth.

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Suspects in journalist's murder on the loose in Oaxaca

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Press reports out of Mexico indicate the gunmen suspected of murdering New York journalist Brad Will are missing and not in police custody. Will died on Friday after being shot by paramilitaries in Oaxaca. The 36-year-old Indymedia journalist had his videocamera in his hand. Photos taken at the time of the shooting show the armed men who carried out the attack. They have been identified as local police officers and government officials. Initially a local mayor said five men had been detained. But the Mexican papers Milenio and Noticias de Oaxaca are now reporting that no arrests have been made.

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Consumer group seeks scrutiny of online data gathering

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Microsoft singled out in complaint

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Oaxaca community media under violent attack

Journalist's death illustrates importance of independent media

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Slain journalist Brad Will was covering underreported story, they say

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Journalist's killer identified as PRI politician; actions planned in US

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WILLIAM BRADLEY ROLAND, U.S. JOURNALIST/CAMERMAN, KILLED BY OAXACA PARAMILITARIES – KILLER ID'D - ACTIONS BEING PLANNED IN U.S.

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