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Alarm after five attacks on Mexico journalists in March

The International Press Institute (IPI) today said it was alarmed for the safety of journalists in Mexico following a bloody month that saw three journalists killed and two more fired upon. On Wednesday morning, gunmen shot at Armando Arrieta Granados, the editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper La Opinión, multiple times from close range near his […]

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Fewer journalists killed in 2016, but conflict deaths remain high

At least 83* journalists around the world died as a direct result of their job in 2016, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today, a significant decline in comparison to record-breaking counts over the past five years. Nearly half of journalist deaths – 36 – occurred while covering armed conflict, mostly in Iraq, Syria and Yemen. […]

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Threats force Mexican journalist to flee Veracruz

Multiple threats and abuse that forced another journalist to flee the Mexican state of Veracruz last week illustrate the ongoing dangers for journalists and the need to ensure the efficient function of a protection mechanism for them, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. Noé Zavaleta, the Veracruz correspondent for Proceso magazine, said he left […]

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Mexican journalist gunned down outside home

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the murder of a Mexican journalist under police protection who was gunned down on Wednesday in eastern Veracruz. According to news accounts, Pedro Tamayo Rosas was working with his wife and two grown sons at a food stand outside his home in Tierra Blanca when two men approached […]

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