Edwin Rivera Paz

09 July 2017

The Honduran journalist, who worked for his country's national television broadcaster (HCH), was killed in the town of Acayucan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

In a statement, the UNESCO Director General condemned the murder of Rivera Paz who had fled to Mexico out of fear for his life following the killing in January of 2017 of Igor Padilla, the director and producer of a programme Rivera Paz had worked for on Honduran national television.

Source: UNESCO