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Investigative journalist denounces worsening security situation for journalists in Mexico

“The Mexican government doesn’t care about the journalists,” investigative journalist Anabel Hernández recently told the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

That is her conclusion when she looks at the seven murders of journalists in Mexico this year alone, the reigning impunity in cases of violence against journalists and the lack of protection for threatened journalists.

And she only sees the situation getting worse, for journalists and for society as a whole. Read more »


After years of threats, Mexican journalist fights to keep armed protection: By Anabel Hernández


In late 2010, shortly after the publication of her book “Los Señores del Narco” (The Lords of Drug Trafficking), Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández* was told by sources close to her that Genaro García Luna, head of the chief law enforcement agency in Mexico during the administration of former president Felipe Calderón, intended to have her killed for the accusations the journalist raised against him in her book. Read more »


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