Mexico

Since 2011, Freedom House has rated Mexico “Not Free” in its annual Freedom of the Press report primarily because of ongoing violence against journalists carried out with impunity. Freedom House´s program in Mexico seeks to help journalists better protect themselves and works with civil society to promote and protect free expression.

Visit our Mexico website (in Spanish): www.freedomhouse.org/mexico

116 million people
9,420 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

Freedom House joins national and international press freedom organizations to call on Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to take precise, effective and immediate action to halt the violence undermining journalists’ safety in the country. 

In response to the murder of two Mexican journalists, marking five journalist killings in six weeks, Freedom House issued a statement.

Humberto Moreira, former Governor of Coahuila, Mexico, is suing journalist Sergio Aguayo for alleged "moral damages." 

En respuesta a una campaña de difamación contra los defensores de derechos humanos en México, incluyendo a la directora nacional de Freedom House, Mariclaire Acosta, Freedom House emite la siguient

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