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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

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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If Mexico’s efforts to strengthen the rule of law are to succeed, the country will need investigative journalists who feel safe enough to do their jobs.

In a meeting with Freedom House President David Kramer and Trustee Diana Negroponte, Mexican Secretary of the Interior Osorio Chong highlighted Freedom House’s critical role in supporting the Mexican government’s Federal Protection Mechanism for Journalists and Human Rights Defenders and expressed eagerness to continue collaborating with Freedom House.

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