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CPJ to host Press Freedom Summit: Mexico

New York June 11, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists will host a press freedom summit in Mexico City on June 18, bringing together journalists, policy makers, and activists. Panels will cover the regional backsliding in press freedom, impunity in attacks against journalists in Mexico, and the relationship between the administration of President Andrés Manuel López…

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A view of Mexico City, Mexico in April 2018. Unknown intruders on April 20 burglarized the home of one of Proceso's website editors in Mexico City, according to reports. (Reuters/Gustavo Graf)

Publications in Mexico City, Guerrero state robbed

Mexico City, April 26, 2018–Mexican authorities must conduct credible investigations into two recent burglaries, one at the Mexico City-based investigative magazine and website Proceso and another at the news website Quadratín in Guerrero state, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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A protester holds up a photograph of Rubén Espinosa, who was killed after he fled Veracruz state. Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries for journalists. (Reuters/Henry Romero)

The murder of Mexican photographer Espinosa has touched a nerve

The July 31 murder of Mexican photographer Rubén Espinosa hit the press freedom community really hard. Espinosa, who was found in an apartment with four female victims–all of them shot in the head–had fled the state of Veracruz in June and sought refuge in Mexico City, where he thought he would be safe from threats…

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Mexican photojournalist who fled violent Veracruz state murdered in capital

Mexico City, August 3, 2015–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of Mexican photojournalist Rubén Espinosa and calls on authorities to investigative all motives in the killing and ensure the perpetrators are held to account. Espinosa, who had fled to the capital from Veracruz state after receiving threats, was found murdered in a Mexico…

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