Rafael Murua Manriquez

The 34-year-old director of Radio Kashana, a community radio station in the town of Mulege in Baja California Sur, was found dead inside his car after he was reported missing the day before. According to local reports, the journalist’s body showed signs of violence. Murua had received deaths threats at the end of 2018 from local officials and was admitted into the programme for the protection of journalists, media reports added.