Safety of Journalists > Targeted and cross fire killings

Mexico

09 February 2016

The reporter El Sol de Orizaba y El Buen Tono , who was held captive in her home by armed men on 8 February, was found dead the following day with her hands tied and her body showing signs of torture. ...

22 January 2016

The 43-year-old media worker for the community radio El Manantial was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the municipality of Santiago Laollaga, Oaxaca state. ...

21 January 2016

The journalist, who worked for broadcast newslets and Noticias Voz in Oaxaca, was found dead near his car with a gunshot wound in the town of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec. ...

04 August 2015

The photojournalist was found murdered by road side in his native Tabasco. Reports said his body showed signs of torture, with his hands tied. ...

02 August 2015

The photojournalist, who worked for the investigative magazine Proceso , was found dead along with four other people in a flat in Mexico City, according to media reports. ...

02 July 2015

Sánchez Sarmiento , a presenter of the main news programme at a local station located in the state of Oaxaca, was shot at least seven times outside the station's studios. ...

19 June 2015

The journalist was killed by unknown attackers at his home in Tabasco, Southeast Mexico. He was the fourth journalist to be killed in Mexico since the start 2015.

04 May 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), in solidarity with the National Union of Editors (Sindicato Nacional de Redactores de Prensa, SNRP), condemned the killing of the radio journalist Armando Saldaña Morales. ...

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. ...