The Assassination of Digna OchoaBook - 2005
Despite a note beside her body addressed to other"sons-of-bitch" human rights lawyers, the Mexican government ruledDigna Ochoa's violent death "probable suicide" and slammed the caseshut in July 2003. But Linda Diebel, a three-time recipient of the AmnestyInternational Media Award, will not let Ochoa's story die. Here is herchilling account of a cold-blooded murder and a cover-up that reaches into thetop echelons of the Mexican government. Tracing Ochoa's extraordinary rise from the streets to becomea champion of Mexico's most persecuted peoples, Diebel uncovers a byzantineplot surrounding Ochoa's death. From the corridors of presidential power, tothe Vatican, to jungles inhabited by Zapatistan rebels, Betrayed is ariveting exposé, a depiction of friendship and betrayal, a love story and atestament to the Mexican people's continuing fight for truth and dignity.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 2005.
Characteristics: xiii, 513 p.,  p. of plates :,ill., ports. ;,22 cm.