Reporters in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, confront police aggression and lack information access

Photographer Raymundo Ruiz was beaten during his coverage of a police operation.

To avoid police aggression, reporters in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, work in groups when covering seizures, arrests and any other crime in this city on the U.S-Mexico border, now considered the second most violent in the world after spending three years in first place. “While one person speaks with officials, others are ready with their cameras to make public any incidents of aggression,” explained Alfredo Quijano, editor of the local newspaper Norte, in an interview with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

To read more about this interview, click here.

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