Brad Will

Tell the world. Shout it from the rooftops. How many more have to die at the hands of imperialists like Bush and his friends in Latin America before the press (and the communities they serve with vital information) can be free again?

Brad Will, a U.S. journalist and camerman, was shot and killed yesterday in Oaxaca, Mexico, by paramiliaries affiliated with the PRI, the former Mexican ruling party. Will was in Oaxaca covering the continued resistance of teachers and other workers against the PRI-controlled government of the State of Oaxaca. According to reports from New York City Independent Media Center and La Jornada, Will, 36, was shot at the Santa Lucia Barricade from a distance of 30-40 meters in the pit of the stomach by plainclothes paramilitaries and died while enroute to the Red Cross.
NYC: Indymedia: Bradley Roland Will, U.S. Journalist and Camerman, Killed By Oaxaca Paramiliaries

If you are feeling strong, you can watch the video recovered from his camera. Here’s more good coverage from Democracy Now!:Brad Will 1970-2006: Friends Remember Indymedia Journalist and Activist Killed in Oaxaca.

I just want to make sure this is covered with the necessary shock and indignation in the mainstream media. Please blog this and pass it along.

Goddammit.

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