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

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In response to the murder of three journalists in one week— Filadelfo Sanchez Sarmiento, Juan Mendoza Delgado, and Gerardo Nieto Alvarez— Freedom House issued the following statement:

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to digital attacks on the website Aristegui Noticias after it published an investigative report implicating federal police in mass killings.

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