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RESPONSE TO THE ILLEGAL ESPIONAGE AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS, JOURNALISTS, AND ANTICORRUPTION ACTIVISTS IN MEXICO

  Mexico City, June 19, 2017. Today, Citizen Lab[1], along with ARTICLE 19’s Office for Mexico and Central America, R3D: Network for the Defense of Digital Rights, and SocialTIC[2], published a new investigation, picked up by the New York Times[3], that exposes the use of sophisticated malware,[4] sold exclusively to governments,[5] to spy on the […]

State Human Rights Commission of Veracruz (CEDH) issues recommendation for torture, sexual violence and unjustified detention of María del Sol Vázquez

María del Sol, tortured by the Veracruz Investigation Agency, remains unjustly in prison five years later. Confirmation that the state government refused to investigate the crimes committed against her. The campaign “Breaking the silence: All together against sexual torture” considers that the recommendation is a step towards achieving justice. Mexico City, May 25, 2017. The […]

The events of Palmarito Tochapan, Puebla, show the need to abandon the proposal of an Internal Security Law that permits the armed forces to carry out public security tasks

    Mexico City, May 12, 2017. The unfortunate events that took place on May 3rd in the state of Puebla, where four soldiers and six civilians died, confirm once more that the militarization of public security tasks leads to the excessive use of lethal force and other serious human rights violations. Foreseeably, this type […]

IACHR Takes Case Involving Mexico to the Inter-American Court

Below we reproduce the press release published today by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Press Release 140/16 September 27, 2016 Washington, D.C – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) filed an application with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Case 12.846, Mariana Selvas Gomez et al., with regard to Mexico. The case […]

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