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Photographer murdered in Guatemala City, APG calls for investigation

(APG/IFEX) - APG condemns the murder of photographer Jorge Alejandro Castañeda Martínez on 5 July 2007, in zone 11 of the capital, Guatemala City. The photojournalist worked for several print media outlets, and was also recently working for the capital city's municipal government, where he completed his assignments with absolute professionalism.

APG calls upon the authorities to carry out a thorough investigation aimed at bringing those responsible to justice and clarifying who is behind this murder. It also calls upon the authorities to take concrete steps to reduce the general level of violence, given than in less than a week there have been over 40 violent deaths in the country.

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