• Marcos Hernández Bautista

    Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

    Marcos Hernández Bautista was shot multiple times while getting out of his car in San Andrés Huaxpaltepec, Oaxaca on the night of Jan. 21, 2016.

    He was a correspondent for Noticias Voz e Imagen. He had been receiving threatening phone calls after a fake story about an alleged land grab was posted on Facebook and made to look like a story from Noticias Voz e Imagen. Hernández, who had written on land theft as part of his job, was not involved with the story, after a fake story about an alleged land grab was posted on Facebook and made to look like a story from Noticias Voz e Imagen. Hernández, who had written on land theft as part of his job, was not involved with the story. Continue Reading »

  • Karla Silva

    Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

    Karla SilvaKarla Silva, reporter for El Heraldo de Leon, was left under her desk bathed in blood on the afternoon of September 4, 2014. Since then, various arrests have been made, including the mayor of Silao, Guanajuato who is accused of ordering the beating of the young journalist. The attack came shortly after Silva published a story critical of the mayor. Three men were also arrested for the actual beating. Since then, all the suspects have been released and Karla still awaits justice, according to an article in La Jornada on March 14, 2016. Continue Reading »

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