Concern Over The Arrest Of Mexican Journalist Sanjuana Martínez

Two websites devoted to protecting the rights of journalists worldwide are expressing concern over the arrest of Mexican journalist Sanjuana Martínez on Thursday (July 5) supposedly due to a civil custody dispute.

Martinez has done critical reporting in regards to Mexican judge Luz Maria Guerrero Delgado and her ordering back in 2008 a raid on a center for domestic abuse.

“We are troubled by the detention of Sanjuana Martínez and demand her release,” said Carlos Lauría, CPJ‘s senior program coordinator for the Americas. “We call on Mexican authorities to reassign Martínez’s case to avoid a potential conflict of interest and ensure a due process of law.”

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