Saturday, January 10, 2015

Entire Police Force Held Over Kidnapping of Journalist

Reposted from an article on Vice News with additional material by Otis B Fly-Wheel

Police force held for questioning over kidnapping of Journalist Moises Sanchez Cerezo

Moises Sanchez Cerezo
All the Police Officers of a City in Mexico have been taken in for questioning over the disappearance of yet another Journalist in the Gulf Coast State of Veracruz, considered the most dangerous place in the country for Reporters.

According to the State Governor , the Police of Medellin de Bravo , more than three dozen officers - were held on Monday after unidentified armed men kidnapped Journalist Moises Sanchez Cerezo, known as critical of the local and State Government, from his home on Friday. Nine assailants traveling in three vehicles raided Sanchez's home, taking him , along with a computer , camera , and cell phone.

Sanchez had worked as a part-time Journalist and Photo-Journalist, funding his small weekly publication La Union with wages he earned as a Taxi Driver. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, Sanchez sometimes operated as a source for other local Journalists in Veracruz.

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