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Office of Mexican newspaper comes under assault rifle attack

Unidentified gunmen opened fire at around 1am local time on Wednesday at the editorial offices of the Coahuila-based daily Siglo de Torreón, according to the newspaper. There were no reports of any injuries. Witnesses describe two assailants on motorcycles opening fire on the building’s façade, according to local news reports. The assault shattered the building’s […]

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Tortured, then murdered: journalist found in shallow grave near Acapulco, Mexico

IPI calls on the Mexican authorities to act immediately to stem the systematic killing of reporters, following the brutal murder of radio journalist Juan Daniel Martínez Gil near Acapulco on the evening of Monday 27 July. Gil’s murder is another example of the grave danger the media face in Mexico, which is the Western Hemisphere’s […]

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Letter: Journalist found murdered in Mexico

H.E. Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon President Palacio Nacional Mexico City DF Mexico Vienna, 11 April 2000 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the killing of Pablo Pineda, a reporter and photographer for La Opinion newspaper in the border city of Matamoros, Tamaulipas. On Sunday, April 9, U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered […]

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Letter: Editor murdered in Mexico

H. E. Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon President Mexico DF Mexico Viena, 17 July 1997 Your Excellency, The International Press Institute (IPI) strongly condemns the killing of Benjamin Flores González, publisher and editor of the daily newspaper La Prensa, in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora State. We are informed that Mr. Flores was murdered outside […]

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