Lydia Cacho from Mexico
Lydia Cacho is a Mexican journalist whose reporting focuses on violence against women and children. She has been kidnapped and tortured for her investigative journalism but continues to work in Mexico despite ongoing threats. She has won several awards, including the Civil Courage Prize, the Wallenberg Medal and the Olof Palme Prize. In 2010, the International Press Institute named her a World Press Freedom Hero.
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