Journalist shot and killed in Uruapan, Michoacán while trying to break up a street fight.
The corpse of radio roadcaster Fidel Ávila Gómez of Huetamo, Michoacán was found on a highway on January 7, 2020. He was abducted on November 29, 2019.
Alejandra Jiménez García, a reporter for the radio station La Zeta Zacapu in Zacapu, MIC, received a threatening hand-written note on May 23, 2019. It contained language along the lines of “you’re going to pay with your ass.” Jiménez García has drawn unwelcome attention because of her accusations that forest fires in Michoacán are beingContinue reading “Alejandra Jiménez García”
José Maldonado Sotelo is the Director of the online news portal Noventa Grados, based in Morelia. On July 21, 2017, he received an email containing the words, “Not one more note, dear José, otherwise this will be the last, we assure you.” The email was full of threats against Maldonado, and demands that Noventa GradosContinue reading “José Maldonado Sotelo”
Salvador Pardo Adame was kidnapped around 7 PM on May 18, 2017 in Nueva Italia, MC. He was in a water purification plant when an unknown person intercepted him and forced him into a black van. His corpse was found on June 14. Pardo is the founder and CEO of the Canal 4TV news portalContinue reading “Salvador Adame Pardo”
Armando Martínez, a correspondent and photographer for Cambio de Michoacán, was beaten by members of the Grupo de Operaciones Especiales of the Michoacán police, during a demonstration of the CNTE teachers’ union in Pátzcuaro. Story from Monitor Expresso: “Llegaron a golpear, a retirarlos a como diera lugar”, periodista agredido por Policía Michoacán