20 September 2016
14 September 2016
26 August 2016
Mexico City, 7 September 2016.– Don't miss our September Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico!
Topics include: General Law on Disappearances; 15th Anniversary of the Cerezo Committee; visit of the Finnish Embassy to Oaxaca; Tlachinollan's 22nd Anniversary; Preventative Alert in Chihuahua; PBI accompaniments to the Sierra Tarahumara, Atoyac de Alvarez, Ciudad Juarez and El Paso; International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances; amongst others.
25 August 2016
15 August 2016
Chihuahua, Chih., 15 August 2016.– NGOs from Chihuahua convened a press conference to celebrate the adoption of a Preventative Alert for Human Rights Defenders (HRDs) and demand Civil Society to be consulted regarding its implementation.
PBI marked its presence during the conference and will be monitoring the implementation of the Preventative Alert.
9 August 2016
3 August 2016
Mexico City, 3 August 2016.– Don't miss our August Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico!
Topics include: the Follow-up Mechanism for the Ayotzinapa case; the National Search Brigade in Veracruz; the increase in Gender Violence in Ciudad Juarez; the Campaign for the "Defence of Mother Earth"; the dialogues between the Teachers' Union and the Federal Government; and many others.
Read it here: bit.ly/News1608.
27 July 2016
Mexico City, July 27th 2016.– Miner's Day was celebrated in Mexico on July 11th. While this national day may go unnoticed in many parts of the country, it is a key event in others, such as the coal-mining area of Coahuila, which was changed forever by the discovery of mineral.
19 July 2016
Mexico City, 19 July 2016.– Red Mesa de Mujeres (Women's Roundtable Network) of Ciudad Juárez, reported via its Monitoring and Investigation Programme that in January to May, Chihuahua has continued to demonstrate the second highest rate of rape cases (see attached infographic), with 16 femicides also being recorded in Ciudad Juárez between January and June 2016. 50 complaints were made at the Special Prosecutor's Office for Female Victims of Gender Violence in the first 75 days of the year.
13 July 2016
Mexico City, 13 July 2016.– Several International Human Rights NGOs expressed their concern over the delays on the implementation of the follow-up mechanism to the investigations of the forced disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, more than two months since the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) terminated their mandate.