The Assassination of Digna Ochoa

Book - 2005
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Despite a note beside her body addressed to other"sons-of-bitch" human rights lawyers, the Mexican government ruledDigna Ochoa's violent death "probable suicide" and slammed the caseshut in July 2003. But Linda Diebel, a three-time recipient of the AmnestyInternational Media Award, will not let Ochoa's story die. Here is herchilling account of a cold-blooded murder and a cover-up that reaches into thetop echelons of the Mexican government.

Tracing Ochoa's extraordinary rise from the streets to becomea champion of Mexico's most persecuted peoples, Diebel uncovers a byzantineplot surrounding Ochoa's death. From the corridors of presidential power, tothe Vatican, to jungles inhabited by Zapatistan rebels, Betrayed is ariveting exposé, a depiction of friendship and betrayal, a love story and atestament to the Mexican people's continuing fight for truth and dignity.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 2005.
ISBN: 9780002006545
Characteristics: xiii, 513 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,22 cm.


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