This post is written by Citizen Lab Visiting Fellow Luis Horacio Najera on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2013.
Tag Archives: Mexico
This edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch covers related developments from Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Cuba, and Jamaica.
Source: Jessica Weiss, IJNet
In September 2011, two Mexican bloggers who reported frequently on local crime, including drug trafficking and related gang activity, were tortured and hanged on a pedestrian bridge in Nuevo Laredo, a town near the U.S. border.
This edition of the Latin America and the Caribbean CyberWatch covers related developments from Mexico, Cuba, Bolivia, Bahamas, Argentina, and Brazil.
Luis Horacio Nájera spoke about the youth movement known as YoSoy132 and their activities during the presidential campaign.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Luis Horacio Nájera was a guest on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story where he spoke with host Anand Naidoo and other guests about Mexico’s war on journalism and free expression.
Source: Will Grant, BBC News
In September 2006, gunmen opened the doors of the Sol y Sombra discotheque in Uruapan, in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, and threw five human heads onto the dance floor.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Luis Horacio Nájera was interviewed after 49 dismembered bodies were found in northern Mexico.
Source: Dane Schiller, Houston Chronicle
An international group of online hackers is warning a Mexican drug cartel to release one of its members, kidnapped from a street protest, or it will publish the identities and addresses of the syndicate’s associates, from corrupt police to taxi drivers, as well as reveal the syndicates’ businesses.
Blog del Narco, a website known for publishing uncensored images and videos of violence in Mexico, reported via Twitter and its new site, MilCincuenta.com, that users are having difficulty viewing the page since Oct. 24, especially those using Google Chrome.