Attacks against Mexican journalists rise under Pena Nieto: report

March 25, 2015 12:42 AM

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Attacks against Mexican journalists rise under Pena Nieto: report

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Threats and attacks against journalists including murder have risen in the first two years of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration compared with his predecessor's time in office, journalism advocacy group Article 19 said on Tuesday.

In a report, the journalist rights group found there were an average of 328 "aggressions" a year against journalists in 2013 and 2014, Pena Nieto's first two years in office.

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