Journalist Lydia Cacho who was recognized for her child abuse investigation, announced this afternoon that her home was searched, copies of her journalistic work stolen, and her pets poisoned.
Commenting on a Publication About It In his personal Twitter account, Cacho said violence is increasing "as punishment protects them, thank you for your solidarity, my journalistic investigations are safe outside the country, copies have been made Truth is, no one steals them. # HereNadieSeRinde
It is true that the degree of violence and cruelty increases as impunity protects them, thank you for your solidarity, my journalistic investigations are outside the country sure, copies were made, the truth is nobody steals it. # HereNadieSeRinde https://t.co/mszjZteSYH
̵1; Lydia Cacho (@lydiacachosi) July 22, 2019
The publication, Article 19 states: "Two unknown persons searched the home of journalist and human rights defender Lydia Cacho yesterday. They stole work equipment and highly sensitive journalistic material, killed a dog that protected the house and another was poisoned. It is a retaliatory measure for the protection of human rights and freedom of expression. "
" The attackers broke into the house in Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, around 6.30pm, interrupting the cables of the surveillance cameras and clearing the alarm. They subtracted work equipment, including an audio recorder, 3 cameras, multiple memory cards, a laptop, and 10 hard disks containing information of great public interest in child maltreatment cases. Fortunately, the journalist has back-up copies abroad, "reads article 19.