Pablo Morrugares Parraguirre

The director of PM Noticias, who had been threatened on social media since 2015 and had survived an attempted murder in 2016, was gunned down in the city of Iguala, Guerrero state.

Parraguire was under the protection programme of the Protection Mechanism for Human Rights Defenders and Journalists of the Mexican Interior Ministry. According to media reports, one of his bodyguards, a Guerrero state police officer who had been assigned to him after receiving threats through a video posted on social networks, was also shot dead.