Journalists Protest against rising violence during march in Mexico City
HUndreds of Mexican journalists silently marched in downtown Mexico City in protest of the kidnappings, murder and violence against their peers throughout the country. The march started at the Angl of Independence monument and proceeded down Reforma Avenue to the Ministry of the Interior headquarters where banners draped on the building demanded justice and protection for journalists against violence perpetrated by drug cartels. Participants taped their mouths shut in a sign of protest. The placard reads, ‘Silence makes me furious’.