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Tlatlaya: Five Years of Injustice

Although the arbitrary executions were confirmed, no official has been held accountable. The impunity surrounding the case sends a negative message in the context of the militarization of public security. Mexico City, June 30, 2019. Today is the fifth anniversary of the Tlatlaya massacre, when members of the Mexican Army killed arbitrarily at least [...]

2019-07-02T17:02:59+00:00June 30th, 2019|

Ayotzinapa: Video Confirms Unpunished Use of Torture in the Investigation

This is how the “historical truth” was fabricated. A video published by the media that shows a detainee in the Ayotzinapa case being tortured confirms the perpetration of human rights violations during the investigation into the students’ disappearance, as different international human rights bodies that had analyzed the case had already said. The video [...]

2019-06-26T13:12:41+00:00June 23rd, 2019|

Thirteen Years after the Repression in Atenco, Survivors Demand Full Implementation of Inter-American Judgment and Justice for Women Who Have Raised Their Voices against Sexual Torture

By complying with the judgment of the Inter-American Court, the Mexican government has the opportunity to reverse a decade of impunity. The UN Committee against Torture urged Mexico to comply with the judgment and raised the topic of sexual torture. Other women, such as Mónica Esparza -who has been imprisoned for 6 years-, have [...]

2019-05-08T15:46:19+00:00May 3rd, 2019|

Women of Atenco: Creation of Working Group to Implement Measures of Reparation Ordered by the Inter-American Court

Mexico City, April 4, 2019. Today, the inter-institutional working group to implement the judgment of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court H.R.) in the case of Women Victims of Sexual Torture in Atenco was officially formed. A delegation of the women and their legal representatives, as well as representatives of several federal [...]

2019-05-07T17:50:55+00:00April 4th, 2019|

Mexico’s Judiciary Will Decide upon Jurisdiction of UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs appeals against an order to recognize the jurisdiction of the UN and misses opportunity to keep proving its commitment to fighting the crisis of disappearances in Mexico The Trujillo Herrera family, with the support of Center Prodh, files a legal remedy in favor of the order of the Judiciary. [...]

2019-03-25T13:31:28+00:00March 19th, 2019|

Impunity Alert in Tierra Blanca Case

Mexico City, March 15, 2019. On Friday, March 8, a federal judge ordered the release of 21 detainees, including 8 police officers, accused of organized crime for the Tierra Blanca case, which took place on January 11, 2016, when 5 young Mexicans were disappeared and subsequently executed in Tierra Blanca, Veracruz, by state police [...]

2019-03-25T13:07:50+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Santiago Aguirre, New Director of Center Prodh

Fr. José Francisco Magaña Aviña, provincial superior of the Jesuits in Mexico, appointed Santiago Aguirre Espinosa new Director of the Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Center (Center Prodh), to take over from current Director Mario Patrón Sánchez. In his announcement, the provincial superior recognized Santiago Aguirre’s abiding identification with and commitment to the [...]

2019-03-19T18:52:12+00:00March 14th, 2019|

Act of Recognition of Responsibility and Public Apology by the Government of the State of Veracruz for the Enforced Disappearance of 5 Young Mexicans in Tierra Blanca

Justice, Clamor, and a Promise: The Public Apology to the Families of the Tierra Blanca Case Mexico City, March 4, 2019. With a clamor for justice and the promise that this event is only the beginning in the path to truth, the Act of Recognition of Responsibility and Public Apology by the Government of [...]

2019-03-13T17:50:47+00:00March 4th, 2019|

Recommendation against Mexican Navy due to Gross Human Rights Violations Testifies to Risks of Militarization

The National Human Rights Commission issues a recommendation on the case of three survivors of sexual torture represented by Center Prodh. The recommendation confirms a pattern of illegal detentions, concealment, and torture by members of the Mexican Navy. Mexico City, February 21, 2019. Yesterday, the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH, by its Spanish acronym) published its Recommendation [...]

2019-03-06T13:43:51+00:00February 21st, 2019|