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header1 Issues of concern

  • Mexico is especially dangerous for journalists, who regularly face violence, including murder, over their activity. Press outlets and individual journalists self-censor in violent areas and over sensitive subjects.
  • Mexicans face violence at the hands of criminal groups, police, and the military, the latter of which engages in torture, enforced disappearances, and extrajudicial executions with impunity.
  • According to several reports, Mexico the highest rate of femicide in Latin America.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    60 100 partly free
  • Internet Freedom Score

    62 100 partly free