Mexico

​Pedro Tamayo Rosas

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.

Since January 2016, Rosas who was known for his reporting violence in the locality of Tierra Blanca in his native State of Veracruz, had received numerous threats from drug lords and was granted police protection.