Mexico http://tspr.org en Protecting Journalists in Mexico http://tspr.org/post/protecting-journalists-mexico <p>The panelists talk about a constitutional amendment in Mexico that would federalize criminal attacks on journalists.</p><p>The Citizen Media Law Project reports the amendment was recently approved by the Mexican Senate. It still needs to be approved by more than half of the country&#39;s 31 state legislatures. Even if it wins approval, the amendment offers no guidance on how it would be enforced.</p><p>Drug cartels have made Mexico one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, who are routinely threatened, attacked, or killed if they report on crime.</p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 20:10:17 +0000 Rich Egger 12938 at http://tspr.org Protecting Journalists in Mexico