Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Mexico

13 January 2018

The independent journalist and political columnist for El Diario de Nuevo Laredo since 2016 was shot dead in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas state. The city is considered one of the most dangerous places in Mexico, reports said. ...

19 December 2017

The 35-year-old reporter, who covered security and narcotrafficking, was shot dead while attending the nativity play at his child’s school in the municipality of Acayucan located in Veracruz state. ...

05 October 2017

The body of a photographer was found Friday dumped in an open area near the airport tied and showing sign of torture in the northern state of San Luis Potosí, a day after he was abducted from his home by men dressed as police officers, media repo ...

05 September 2017

The 29-year-old photojournalist and contributor for La Bandera Noticias news website was killed by two unidentified gunmen who fatally shot him outside his home in Guanajato. He was taken to Yuriria hospital where he died of his wounds. ...

22 August 2017

The 55-year-old crime reporter was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Mexican state of Veracruz and became the tenth journalist to be killed in the country since the start of the year in work-related incidents. ...

09 July 2017

The Honduran journalist, who worked for his country's national television broadcaster (HCH), was killed in the town of Acayucan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz. ...

14 June 2017

The body of the director of the local television station 6TV, who had been missing after being abducted on 18 May in the city of Nueva Italia was found in the western state of Michoacán. ...

15 May 2017

The founder of Riodoce , a weekly publication, was shot dead outside his office by unidentified gunmen in Culiacan city in the north-western Mexican state of Sinaloa. ...

15 May 2017

The 26-year-old reporter for El Costeño, a weekly publication founded by his father, was shot dead in the locality of Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco. ...

15 May 2017

The 73-year old veteran journalist was shot dead outside a shop in Paz, a town located in the state of Baja California Sur. ...