Doubts Raised About the Alleged Assassin of Marisela Escobedo

As readers of the Americas MexicoBlog and the Americas Updater know, we have been closely following the case of Marisela Escobedo. Mother of Rubí, who was brutally murdered in 2008, Marisela became a human rights defender, seeking justice for her daughter’s murder, tirelessly knocking on government doors and even investigating (and resolving) the case herself. [...]

PHILIPPINES: Indigenous leader opposing mining murdered

Mr. Benigno Aquino III, President Republic of the Philippines Dear Mr. Benigno Aquino III , Name of the victim: Jimmy Liguyon, 37 years old, married with 5 children,Vice chair of the indigenous peoples’ group KASILO Lumad, belonging to the Matigsalog tribe, Barangay (village) chair of Dao, San Fernando, Bukidnon Alleged Perpetrators: 1.Alde Salusad a.k.a. Butsoy, [...]

Journalist Murdered in Nepal (VIDEO)

Yadav Poudel , a journalist who had served in the industry for more than half decade was murdered and found in a mysterious way in Jhapa on Tuesday evening. He was associated with Avenues Television, Mechi Times and the Rajdhani daily. According to the Police, “Poudel was attacked with a sharp weapon where the deceased [...]

Bangladesh TV journalist couple brutally murdered

A young journalists couple was cruelly murdered by unknown assailants in their apartment in the small hours in the weekend in the capital Dhaka, sparking widespread protest prompting authorities to issue orders for an investigation. The couple’s five year-old son Megh informed her grandmother at 7:00 am on Saturday that two assailants killed his parents [...]

Act of Cruelty, Kidnappers still bargained for ransom after the death of the boy

The body of a 11 years old boy Shubham Sah son of Ram Bhagat Sah was found dead on Wednesday at a bus ticket booking counter in Kalanki. The body of shubham was found wrapped in a luggage bag that was placed at Super Sita Yatayat’s ticket booking counter. It has been reported that the [...]

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