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People Are Declaring #WeWillNotBeSilenced After A Brutal Murder

The hashtag #NoNosCallarán (#WeWillNotBeSilenced) is being used after a journalist was killed in Mexico City last month.

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Mexican photojournalist Rubén Espinosa — who took a picture of the mayor of Veracruz Javier Duarte for the magazine Proceso — was tortured and killed on July 31, and his corpse was found along with four murdered women.

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A photograph of murdered photojournalist Ruben Espinosa inside a funeral home before his wake begins in Mexico City, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.

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Lydia Cacho, Mexican journalist and spokesperson of the movement, wrote about the cover in her column published in the news site Aristegui Noticias.

“Ni hoy ni nunca” #NoNosCallarán, artículo de @LydiaCachoSi http://t.co/LE5zrYEWT6

"Because my fellow reporters shouldn't have disappeared or died, or suffered from persecution until their last days #WeWontBeSilenced," she wrote. "Because the last word on how the Mexican political system should be is not said yet, and nobody will censor us #WeWontBeSilenced."
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Inside the paper ran a letter to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto demanding free press and human rights, with signatures from more than 600 intellectuals and journalists from 192 different countries.

“When a journalist is attacked the entire society's right to information is violated,” reads the letter, which was endorsed by famous names like Salman Rushdie, Alfonso Cuarón, and Noam Chomsky.

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Alejandro Meléndez, photography deputy editor of the Mexican newspaper El Financiero.

En El Universal 600 intelectuales y periodistas protestan a un mes de los asesinatos de la Narvarte #NoNosCallarán

John M. Ackerman, a law professor/investigador at Mexico's state-run university IIJ-UNAM, Editor-in-Chief of the Mexican Law Review, and columnist.

Por los periodistas asesinados en #Mexico por reportar la verdad #NoNosCallarán @EPN @Javier_Duarte

Actress Ilse Salas.

Hoy, hace un mes. Y casi un año y casi 10. Y son 4 y 43 y 60 000. #NoNosCallarán @elgritomas

Raquel Miserachi es redactora de BuzzFeed México y vive en la Ciudad de México.

Contact Raquel Miserachi at raquel.miserachi@buzzfeed.com.

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