Mexican journalists demand justice and a transparent investigation in Mexico City multi-homicide

"When the crime multiplies, no one wants to see it," reads a quote from Bertolt Brecht on a banner bearing the images of Ruben Espinosa and Nadia Vera.

A multiple homicide in Mexico has once again put violence against women, activists and the press in the international spotlight. This time the crime occurred in the capital city – a metropolis considered a safe place for threatened journalists. And while Mexico City authorities have made an arrest in connection with the case, the massacre has shaken the city’s hard-won reputation as relatively secure bubble in a country racked by years of violence.

Journalists, activists and everyday citizens have participated in demonstrations, vigils and other public ways of calling for justice in the case. Shannon Young took these photos at a vigil in Oaxaca City Wednesday for the five murder victims.

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