Jan 23 2012

Cancun investigative reporter Lydia Cacho wins Olof Palme Prize for exposing criminal networks

Published by at 12:56 pm under Today's News |

(AP) Italian writer Roberto Saviano and Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho have been named co-winners of the $75,000 Olof Palme Prize for their efforts to expose criminal networks despite great personal risk.

Cacho was charged with libel and received death threats after publishing a book about a child sex abuse ring involving business figures in Cancun in 2005.
via Lydia Cacho, Roberto Saviano win Olof Palme Prize for exposing criminal networks – The Washington Post.

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