People stand beside the coffin of Mexican reporter Victor Baez, before his funeral service in Xalapa,in Mexico's Veracruz state

 
People stand beside the coffin of Mexican reporter Victor Baez, before his funeral service in Xalapa,in Mexico
People stand beside the coffin of Mexican reporter Victor Baez, before his funeral service in Xalapa, in Mexico's Veracruz state June 14, 2012. Assailants kidnapped and murdered Baez who covered the crime beat in Mexico's Veracruz state, the latest in a series of attacks on journalists amid a relentless drug war across the country. Baez, who worked for Mexican daily Milenio was abducted leaving his office in the town of Xalapa late Wednesday and his body was found the following morning, said Gina Dominguez, spokeswoman for Veracruz state government. REUTERS/Oscar Martinez (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)