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Mexico: Fear for safety: Lydia Cacho Ribeiro (f)

, Index number: AMR 41/028/2009

Since 12 May 2009, an armed man has been photographing and keeping watch on Lydia Cacho Ribeiro’s home and car in Cancún, Quintana Roo state. Lydia Cacho is a well-known human rights activist and journalist who has suffered harassment, threats and arbitrary detention for her work exposing a child pornography and trafficking ring. She has also had several death threats sent to her blog.

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