- 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 Score61 100 partly free
Internet Freedom Score60 100 partly free