Jul 15, 2009

Al Jazeera English airs special on femicides in Mexico


Police cordon off crime scene of woman's slaying in Juarez, Mexico. [Photo special to Peace Books.]

See the YouTube special at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2dpnNohz4o

Al Jazeera English presents special on serial murders of women in Mexico

Network program with Rageh Omaar will air July 16 and 17, 2009 at the following times (Greenwich Mean Time): July 16: 0830 and 1900 (7 p.m.); July 17: 0330, 1400 (2 p.m.) and 2330 (11:30 p.m.). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind GMT. CST is 6 hours behind, MST is 7 hours behind, and PST is 8 hours behind.

Audiences in the United Kingdom may remember the earlier film "City of Lost Girls" about the notorious murders and featuring journalist Sandra Jordan.

Watch online interviews by downloading the free Livestation Application that streams near real time:

Al Jazeera English:

http://www.livestation.com/channels/3-al_jazeera_english

Read Amnesty International's "Intolerable Killings" report
http://www.amnestyusa.org/document.php?id=3EC284DD25E3F2B080256D78005D4BB1&lang=e