Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Mexico

22 April 2015

The journalist, who also headed the Association of Community radios called "Vara 7", was shot dead by unidentified gunmen who opened fire on him as he was leaving the studios of Radio Spacio 96.1 in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. ...

02 January 2015

The body of the editor of a small publication, La Union , in Medellin a town of the Veracruz state , east of Mexico, was found in Fabio Altamirano wrapped up in a bag, according to officials quoted in media. ...

23 October 2014

The 39-year-old editor of Nueva Prensa magazine went missing on 10 October and his body was found with gunshot wounds, according to state authorities in Sinaloa in north-western Mexico , quoted in media. ...

11 October 2014

The host on a local radio was shot dead while he was broadcasting live his programme entitled 'Asi es mi Terra' (Such is my land) on radio Fiesta Mexicana i n the Pacific city of Mazatlan . ...

11 August 2014

The Journalist for the daily El Bueno Tono ( The Good Tone) was shot dead outside his home in San José Cosolapa, Oaxaca, Mexico. ...

02 June 2014

The decapitated body of an outspoken Mexican newspaper columnist was found in a garden on the outskirts of the tourist city of Acapulco, according to media reports. ...

11 February 2014

The 42-year-old crime reporter for Notisur and Liberal del Sur was kidnapped at his home in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz by masked men. ...

17 July 2013

The journalist, who covered the police beat in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, was found dead reportedly with gunshot wounds. ...

27 June 2013

The editor of a website ‘ El Ciudadano ‘ was found dead near the city of Victoria in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas. ...

15 April 2013

The journalist for La Vanguardia newspaper was killed in the city of Puebla, media reports said. ...