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Mexican law aims to halt journalist killings

05/09/2012 | Siobhan Warrington

TV journalist reporting from a crime scene. Ciudad Juarez is the most violent city in Mexico, and the epicentre of the war on drugs. In 2008, 2,000 people were murdered, an average of 5.5 murders a day - Teun Voeten | Panos Pictures

Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist today. Siobhan talks to Peace Brigades International about the new law to protect human rights defenders and journalists.

Celebrating International Mountains Day

12/11/2011 | Siobhan Warrington

Caring for flocks in the high pastures above Shimshal village, July 2000 - David Butz | Panos London

It is nine years since the International Year of Mountains (2002) when Panos London launched the Mountain Voices website, an online archive of testimonies from some 300 men and women living in mountain communities from 10 countries.

Communicating climate change

06/24/2009 | Panos London

Climate change is happening now and the effects are being felt worldwide but whether people have information to help them understand it depends on where they live.

Poverty and migration fuel multidrug-resistant TB in Mexico

04/07/2009 | Antimio Cruz

In the towns along the Mexico–USA border the TB prevalence rate is almost twice that of the Mexican national average because of moving populations, overcrowded conditions, non-adherence to treatment and stigma.

Journalists on climate change (part 2)

12/14/2008 | Panos London

Part two of our films from Poznan in Poland where journalists there as part of the Climate Change Media Partnership speak about how climate change is affecting their home countries and how journalism can help.

Voices from the mountain: Mexico

01/01/2005 | Panos London

Interviews with the four indigenous Zapotec communities, for whom outside pressures and influences are increasing as never before.

Mexican clean air drive delivers lessons in politics

08/01/2002 | Panos London

Mexico City hopes to become the world's first city with a climate action programme. But implementation of this ambitious project is suffering from bureaucratic wrangling and a lack of political cooperation.

Mexico: Sierra Norte

05/10/2002 | Panos London

Mexico’s Sierra Norte has been recognised as an area of great biological importance. The mountain range is also home to several ethnic groups, including the Zapotec. Our partners WWF Oaxaca and SERBO, a local conservation organisation, coordinated testimony collection in three communities in the Sierra Norte mountains. Testimonies were collected in the Zapotec language and…

Miguel de Alba

01/01/2001 | Panos London

Miguel de Alba is the former President and Director of the Mexican Network of Environmental Journalists.

Antimio Cruz

01/01/2001 | Anna Egan

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