January 27, 2014

Infographic: Mexican Journalists Face Worst Dangers

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Close to 99% of crimes against journalists and the media are committed with impunity in Mexico, according to this infographic created by the International Freedom of Expression Network (IFEX). The numbers show an alarming trend: 72 journalists were murdered between 2000 and 2012. In the same time frame, there were 15 disappearances and 41 attacks with guns in the media. Sadly, only 19% of these cases have been investigated and only 7% resulted in conviction. Scroll down to find out more about who is being targeted and who is responsible. The infographic is also available in ArabicFrench, and Spanish.

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