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Stories about Mexico

14 February 2015

The Western Hemisphere's Deadliest Country for Journalists

Mexico received the second lowest ranking (after Cuba) in the Americas on the World Press Freedom Index for in 2014.

7 November 2014

Mexico: Shots Fired at Transparency Expert on University Campus

Violence continues unabated in Mexico: Ernesto Villanueva, a lawyer specializing in transparency and freedom of expression, was attacked by a gunman on a university campus.

5 November 2014

Netizen Report: Attacks on Media Peak as Mexico Reaches Boiling Point

In this week's roundup, we look at media repression in Mexico, steep regulations for US tech companies in Asia, and the rioting pussycats of the Turkish Internet.

17 October 2014

Citizen Journalist Kidnapped and Killed in Mexico for Reporting on Organized Crime

María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio volunteered as a contributor with Valor por Tamaulipas (Courage for Tamaulipas), a citizen media platform that allows users to file anonymous reports on violence.

19 August 2014

Freedom of Information Dealt A Blow in Mexico: IFAI Won't Challenge Telecom Law

Disappointment and frustration prevail as the IFAI's decision leaves Mexico's citizens defenseless against the country's crucial new telecom law.

10 July 2014

Netizen Report: Mexico Conveniently Passes Telecom Law At Height of World Cup

Last week, Facebook disappears in Myanmar (briefly), UK surveillance programs got gutsier than ever, and the UN voted to protect fundamental rights -- online and off.

23 June 2014

The Struggle for Freedom Online in Mexico

Mexican citizens continue to protest the country's broad-reaching telecom law, that could impact free expression, privacy, and other fundamental rights online.

29 May 2014

365 Days of Snowden: This June 5, Say No to Surveillance

It has been nearly one year since the first Snowden leaks. This June 5, activists will be launching campaigns, lobbying legislators and holding live events to speak out against mass...

3 May 2014

Get the Facts: Mexico's #LeyTelecom

Mexico's proposed telecom law would increase state control and loosen limitations on telecommunication companies' abilities to censor, surveil, and discriminate on their networks. Learn more about it and get involved!

22 April 2014

Mexico City: Citizens Take to Streets Against #LeyTelecom

In Mexico, demonstrators came out in favor of a public Internet that upholds net neutrality and freedom of expression.