Betrayed: The Assassination of Digna Ochoa

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Carroll & Graf, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 513 pages
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Despite a note beside her body addressed to other "sons-of-bitch" human rights lawyers, the Mexican government ruled Digna Ochoa's violent death "probable suicide" and slammed the case shut in July 2003. But Linda Diebel, a three-time recipient of the Amnesty International Media Award, will not let Ochoa's story die. Betrayed offers her chilling account of a cold-blooded murder and a cover-up that reaches into the top echelons of the Mexican government.

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Digna Ochoa, a Mexican human rights lawyer, died of a gunshot wound to the back of her head on October 19, 2001. The investigation into her death was reopened in 2005 after initially being ruled a ... Read full review

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Linda Diebel, multi-award-winning Canadian journalist, was Washington bureau chief for the Toronto Star and a long-time correspondent in Latin America, based in Mexico City. She is a winner of Canada's National Newspaper Award and three-time recipient of the Amnesty International Media Award for reports from Mexico, Haiti, and Columbia. She lives in Toronto.

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