Proceso

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Members of the vigilante group Frente Unido de Policías Comunitarias de Guerrero are seen in Guerrero state, Mexico, on May 29, 2019. The group recently made threats against Proceso reporter Ezequiel Flores. (AP/Rebecca Blackwell)

Mexican militia group threatens Proceso reporter Ezequiel Flores

Mexico City, April 16, 2020 — Mexican authorities must ensure the safety of reporter Ezequiel Flores and investigate the threats made against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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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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Images of 43 missing students from Guerrero state hang from a tree in Mexico City . Journalists reporting on violence in the state, and on the case of the students, face threats and violence. (AP/Marcos Ugarte)

On the front lines of reporting in Guerrero, Mexico’s most-violent state

Several months ago, during a three-day journalism congress in Mexico City, a reporter from the southern Mexican state of Guerrero took out his cell phone and scrolled through a series of pictures. The photos showed teenagers smiling at the camera, carrying automatic rifles, and sporting bulletproof vests.

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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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CPJ to Mexican president: case of jailed journalist violates free expression

Dear President Peña Nieto: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to express its concern at the continued detention of an independent journalist and Mayan activist in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Pedro Celestino Canché Herrera has been imprisoned since August 30, 2014, when he was arrested by state security forces and charged with sabotage.

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Two men, one wearing a mask depicting President Enrique Peña Nieto, protest to demand justice in the Regina Martínez case a year after her murder on April 28. (AP/Felix Marquez)

Mexican press fails to question Martínez murder case

He certainly looked guilty of something, and as if he’d finally been caught. With either his head down or with a kind of scared, dead-eyed stare, in a white jumpsuit, in front of the four Veracruz state police officers crowded behind him. They were all in black uniforms, with a strip of face and eyes…

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Journalist threatened after reporting on Veracruz murder

Mexico City, April 17, 2013–The national Mexican magazine Proceso reported Tuesday that it has learned of a plot by officials in the government of Veracruz to harm journalist Jorge Carrasco, who has reported extensively on the murder of the magazine’s correspondent in that state.  The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities to fully investigate…

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Regina Martínez was killed in one of the most politically corrupt Mexican states. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)

Officials, journalists cast doubt on Veracruz murder case

Veracruz is a beautiful, long, thin state on the Gulf coast of Mexico where many journalists are terrified not only of the rampant organized crime groups that kill and control, but also of the state government. Fear that state officials will order them murdered for what they investigate or write has forced about a dozen…

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The body of Regina Martínez Pérez was found in her home on Saturday. (Reuters)

Body of Mexican journalist found beaten, strangled

New York, April 30, 2012–Authorities must immediately investigate the murder of Mexican journalist Regina Martínez Pérez, determine the motive, and ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The body of Martínez was found in her home on Saturday evening in Xalapa, the capital of the Gulf Coast state…

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