Enrique Márquez Jaramillo

Márquez Jaramillo is an award-winning historian, political scientist, and former politician who has published more than 30 books. In August 2022, he received two death threats for his criticism… More

Guillermo Sheridan

In July 2019, Sheridan, a scholar, columnist, public commentator, and literary critic, received a death threat in a letter delivered to his home. In January 2023, Sheridan was granted… More

Guillermo Fernández García

Acclaimed poet and translator Fernández García was bound and killed at his home in Toluca in April 2012. The motive remains unknown. The case was referred to Mexico’s attorney… More

Writers at Risk Database

Javier Valdez Cárdenas

In May 2017, Valdez Cárdenas was shot dead by unknown assailants in Culiacán, Sinaloa State. The authorities arrested two men suspected of being accomplices in the murder. In January… More

Writers at Risk Database

Lydia Cacho

Cacho faces harassment and attacks for her investigative journalism. In July 2019, two individuals broke into her home, stole equipment and research materials, and killed her dogs. Despite IACHR… More

Héctor de Mauleón

Héctor de Mauleón

Journalist and writer de Mauleón has received constant threats for his investigations of government corruption and criminal groups. In July 2019, he received threats via email, and in January… More

Pedro Faro Navarro

Poet, lawyer, and activist Navarro received anonymous death threats, one written in blood, after carrying out investigations into allegations of torture against prisoners. He reported the threats to the… More

María Guadalupe Lizarraga Hernández

In February 2019, unknown individuals raided journalist and author Lizarraga Hernández’s home, stealing a voice recorder with journalistic information. In April 2019, she was a victim of doxxing on… More