Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Mexico

19 March 2017

The 57-year-old director of the El Politico magazine and columnist for El Sol de Córdoba and el Diario de Xalapa was shot dead in the Mexican state of Veracruz while he was with his family. ...

02 March 2017

The editor of La Voz de la Tierra Caliente and contributor to La Jornada Guerrero newspaper was shot dead by two youths riding a motorbike in the city of Altamirano, Guerrero State. ...

10 December 2016

The journalist for a local radio was shot dead outside his home in the Mexican district of Chihuahua. ...

14 September 2016

The Director of El Gráfico de la Sierra , a regional weekly, was killed in the municipality of Huauchinango, Puebla State after being shot several times while he was driving his car. ...

20 July 2016

The journalist for El Piñero de la Cuenca newspaper and Al Calor Político website was gunned down on the doorstep of his home at night as he was with his family. ...

20 June 2016

According to the Federation of Journalists in Latin America and Caribbean (FEPALC), the female reporter for El Mercurio and La Verdad newspapers in the Mexican city of Victoria, Tamaulipas state was gunned down in the morning as she was driv ...

19 June 2016

The reporter for El Sur newspaper was murdered in the state of Oaxaca while covering teachers' protests against the education reform in the state, according to the Federation of Journalists in Latin America and Caribbean (FEPALC). ...

14 May 2016

Reports said that the journalist was killed by a single gunshot to the head in Poza Rica, located in the state of Veracruz. ...

25 April 2016

The correspondent of El Sol de Acapulco and columnist of El Foro de Taxco newspapers was shot dead outside his home in Taxco, a twon of Guerrero state, one of the most dangerous areas in Mexico. ...

20 February 2016

The Director of the radio programme La Grande de Tabasco on Radio XEVX since 1980 was gunned down at his home by unidentified attackers. ...