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Historic Ruling in the Ayotzinapa Case

  Ruling establishes the severe irregularities committed by the Attorney General’s Office and orders the creation of a Special Commission for Truth and Justice Mexico City, June 4, 2018. Today the Federal Judiciary Council released an informational memo, which announced that the First Collegiate Tribunal of the Nineteenth Circuit had issued a decision on case numbers […]

Press release: DROI Chair urges the Mexican authorities to conduct an impartial investigation into the Ayotzinapa case

Below we reproduce the press release published on March 20, 2018 by the European Parliament, available here.   DROI Chair urges the Mexican authorities to conduct an impartial investigation into the Ayotzinapa case Press Releases   Following the recent release of UN OHCHR report on Human Rights violations in the investigation of the Ayotzinapa Case, […]

Government shows intent to “administer” Ayotzinapa case for political reasons; IACHR exhorts Mexico to accept families’ proposals

* Government representatives refuse to commit to time bound measures for investigation and attention to victims * Families denounce that federal government seeks to close case due to upcoming elections Bogotá, Colombia, March 2, 2018. During this year’s first public hearing on the Special Follow-Up Mechanism (MES) established by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights […]

WOLA: Mexico’s Failure to Improve Human Rights Record Means U.S. Should Withhold Conditioned Military Aid

  Below we reproduce WOLA’s press release of September 12, 2017, available here.    Washington, DC—By September 30, the U.S. Department of State needs to report to Congress on whether Mexico has sufficiently improved its human rights record in four key areas to warrant the release of select conditioned funds for the Mexican military. According to a new […]

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