Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Mexico

30 June 2018

According to the AFP, the 35-year old correspondent for Playa News, a website based in Riviera Maya, close to the popular tourist city of Cancun in the state of Quintana, was shot dead by a gunman while he was at a bar in the indigenou ...

29 May 2018

The 40-year-old correspondent for the Excelsior, a national daily newspaper and contributor to local radio and TV stations, was found beaten to death in the state of Tamaulipas of the US border, according to prosecutors quoted in media reports. ...

25 May 2018

The 52-year-old reporter for El Financiero newspaper was found dead in her home with stabs wounds. ...

15 May 2018

The TV host and Director of Tabasco radio station was gunned down as he left his home in Villahermosa, the capital of southern Tabasco state. ...

21 March 2018

The journalist, who contributed to various media outlets, was gunned down by unidentified assailants while he was at home in the locality ofGutierrez Zamora, Veracruz state. ...

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. ...