Female journalists covering Mexican feminist protests face harsh police response

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A woman lights a candle during a protest in demand for justice for the murder of Mexican journalist Jacinto Romero Flores, in Orizaba, Veracruz, 19 August 2021, VICTORIA RAZO/AFP via Getty Images

Mexican journalist Jacinto Romero shot and killed in Veracruz

According to multiple news reports, journalist Jacinto Romero Flores had reported having received threats via WhatsApp from a local police officer. Those reports did not specify the substance of those threats.

Mexican anchor Azucena Uresti was threatened in a video by a man purporting to represent a gang leader. (Photo: YouTube/Milenio Televisión)

Mexican news anchor Azucena Uresti threatened in video by alleged gang leader

Mexican authorities must immediately act to protect news anchor Azucena Uresti and investigate death threats against her.

Mexican Federal Police stand guard in front of a mission church, in Tubutama, Sonora state, 6 October 2010, amid reports that cartel members were taking over the plaza at night. Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

Mexican journalist Ricardo López shot and killed in Sonora

Mexican authorities should immediately and credibly investigate the killing of reporter Ricardo López.