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IPFS News Link • Mexico

Blood, Manipulation and Lies: Press Freedom in Mexico

• arclein

Díaz López's death is particularly disconcerting in light of uncovered statistics concerning the press in Mexico: a journalist was assaulted every 26.7 hours in 2014.[2] Currently, under the Enrique Peña Nieto Administration, assaults on the press have nearly doubled compared to those during former President Felipe Calderón's term. Attacks against communicators are rising and, in most cases, impunity prevails.[3] Furthermore, more than half of the perpetrators are linked to the state.