Director-General condemns murder of journalist Roberto Toledo in Mexico
UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has condemned the murder of reporter Roberto Toledo in the Mexican city of Zitácuaro on 31 January.
Toledo, whose reporting for local news website Monitor Michoacán focused on cases of corruption, was killed in a car park by three gunmen. He was the fourth media worker to be murdered in Mexico this year.
UNESCO promotes the safety of journalists through global awareness-raising, capacity building and a range of actions, notably in the framework of the UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity.
See also: UNESCO observatory of killed journalists
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