Growing concerns on the increase in human rights violations prior to Mexico’s second Universal Periodic Review
Tuesday, July 9 th, 2013
• Next October the Mexican Government will appear before the UN Human Rights Council of the United Nations to present its report.
• Mexico has not fulfilled most of the recommendations made in 2009. Cases of sentences issued by the Inter-American Court remain unpunished.
• Civil Society Organizations will be continually updating the media and general public about the process previous to the Review.
UN Committee urges Mexico to fight discrimination against indigenous peoples and other vulnerable groups
Here you will find the alternative report presented by Center Prodh for the 80th session of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), “Imprisoned by discrimination: The arbitrary detention and conviction of innocent indigenous people in Mexico”, as well as a press release issued by different human rights organizations that participated in the CERD Committee’s review of Mexico in February 2012.
- Center Prodh Denounces to International Authorities Violations of Human Rights in the Cases of the ABC Daycare Center and the Magazine Contralinea
- Mexican non governmental organizations condemn human rights violations in Mexico before the European Union and United Nations
- The National Network "Red TDT" present the report of the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture
- Punishment for victims, impunity for perpetrators: the Mexican justice system