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Mexican Reporter Fredid Román Shot Dead, 15th Journalist Killed This Year in Mexico

HeadlineAug 24, 2022

In Mexico, journalist and columnist Fredid Román was shot dead in the state of Guerrero Monday. He’s the 15th journalist killed in Mexico so far in 2022. Román was reportedly gunned down by unknown attackers on a motorcycle in the city of Chilpancingo. Before his murder, Román had published a column discussing the alleged involvement of local politicians in the 2014 disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa and a new report by Mexico’s truth commission calling the disappearances a “state crime.”

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