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Mexico: Government Must Protect Journalists and Eliminate Discourse That Stigmatizes Media

Mexico: Government Must Protect Journalists and Eliminate Discourse That Stigmatizes Media

By | May 19, 2020 at 12:36 pm

London, May 18, 2020.- The assassination of Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos, director of El Tiempo newspaper; threats against the newspaper Reforma; the recent investigations of Notimex; and stigmatizing comments about media and journalists by the authorities demonstrate the insecurity in which journalists live in Mexico, said PEN International and PEN Centres in Guadalajara and San Miguel de Allende. On […]

Posted in: News

Mexico: PEN Condemns the Murder of Journalist María Elena Ferral

Mexico: PEN Condemns the Murder of Journalist María Elena Ferral

By | April 14, 2020 at 11:56 am

London, March 31, 2020- The murder of journalist María Elena Ferral shows, once again, the lack of protection for journalists and confirms that Mexico is one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist, said PEN International and PEN San Miguel de Allende today, and urgently call on the Mexican government to investigate the […]

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Mexico: Attack On Writer and Journalist Exposes the Lack of Necessary Protection

Mexico: Attack On Writer and Journalist Exposes the Lack of Necessary Protection

By | August 6, 2019 at 12:47 pm

The attack on writer, journalist and activist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro on 21 July 2019 exposes once again the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico, as well as the urgent need to combat impunity.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

Six Years of Murder

Six Years of Murder

By | December 4, 2018 at 3:42 pm

President Enrique Peña Nieto’s six years in office have been the most violent on record for Mexico’s journalists.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

Fighting Femicide One Day at a Time

Fighting Femicide One Day at a Time

By | April 5, 2018 at 1:46 pm

More than 100 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 2000. This piece profiles Verónica Villalvazo, who investigates femicide in this climate of fear.

Posted in: Blog, News

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

By | September 15, 2017 at 1:12 pm

Adela Navarro is the director of, Zeta, one of the only news outlets in Mexico to regularly report on drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime.

Posted in: Blog, Events

Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

By | July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

PEN is gravely concerned by the pervasive attacks and threats continuously being made against Mexican journalists.

Posted in: News

PEN International condemns surveillance in Mexico

PEN International condemns surveillance in Mexico

By | June 22, 2017 at 5:55 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned about the cases of espionage against journalists, activists and human rights defenders in Mexico.

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Mexico: Veracruz Journalist Threatened for Book on State Governor

Mexico: Veracruz Journalist Threatened for Book on State Governor

By | August 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of Noé Zavaleta, Veracruz state correspondent for the national newsweekly Proceso.

Posted in: Campaigns

Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

By | August 2, 2016 at 10:24 am

Authorities must strengthen programmes to safeguard the lives of at-risk journalists following the shocking murder of a journalist in Veracruz.

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