The United States can send to Mexico journalist whose life there is under threat

© RIA Novosti / Oleg Elastokinematic in photobacteria. Archival photoThe United States can send to Mexico journalist whose life there is under threat© RIA Novosti / Oleg Elastokinematic the image Bank

American immigration authorities can send to Mexico to escape from there journalist Emilio Gutierrez Soto, who lives at home seems to be a serious threat, according to non-governmental international organization «reporters without borders».

Soto settled in the U.S. in June 2008. He then fled from the Mexican state of Chihuahua, where he worked as a reporter for one of the publications, after receiving threats from the Mexican military. According to «Reporters without borders», in one night, about 50 soldiers illegally broke into his house.

Since then, Soto was in the US waiting for refugee status, which was requested back in 2009. However, the first audience on this account was held only in 2016, its results are not yet known.

However, several days ago Soto was detained by police along with the 24-year-old son in handcuffs escorted to the border. Then it tried to extradite him, however, he managed to appeal. In the end, the journalist is contained in the temporary detention centre for migrants on the border awaiting the decision of the American authorities.

«Reporters without borders» reported that since the beginning of the year in Mexico killed at least 11 members of the media, and the country ranks second in the number of such deaths in the world after Syria. Just since 2000, according to the journalistic community of Mexico, in the country has killed about 120 employees, media, 20 went missing, was about 50 cases of attacks on media buildings.