Journalist slain in Mexico promised readers 'activism'

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world's deadliest for the profession

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world's deadliest for the profession.

El Observatorio del Sur promises "independent socio-cultural citizen journalism" and professes a taste for "activism journalism."

The rights commission said in a statement that "violence against journalists, in all its forms, is one of the principle obstacles for our country to consolidate as a democracy."