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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Por: Elisa López Alvarado, Asociada de Programas, America Latina y el Caribe

As reflected in recent criminal atrocities, Mexico’s president has yet to address many of the deep-seated problems he inherited upon taking office in 2012. However, the current crisis of confidence presents a unique opportunity for comprehensive reform.

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In response to human rights violations by Mexican security forces during demonstrations throughout the country, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

In response to the murder of Mexican activist and community leader Atilano Román Tirado during a live radio broadcast, Freedom House issued the following statement.

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