• 18 March 2016
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  • 19 February 2016
    Mexico City, 19 February 2015.– 10 years ago today, on February 19, 2006, an enormous explosion left 65 miners trapped in the Mine no. 8 of the Pasta de Conchos Unit of “Grupo Mexico”´s coal mine in Coahuila. In the years following the disaster, family members of the victims have come together to highlight the precarious working conditions in the area and to demand the retrieval of their bodies of their loved ones (only two bodies have been retrieved to date).
  • 16 February 2016
    Mexico City, 16 February 2015.– In Mexico, the mission addressed a large number of human rights issues, focusing in particular in the following three areas: the situation of human rights defenders and of journalists; violence against women and women's political participation, and the disappearance of the 43 teaching students from Iguala.  
  • 9 February 2016
    Mexico City, 9 February 2015.– On the occasion of the visit of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) to Mexico 9 and 10 February, PBI along with other international organizations, states a number of concrete recommendations of issues to include in the high level dialogue meetings with Mexican authorities.
  • 4 February 2016
    Mexico City, 4 February 2016.– Don't miss our February Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico! Topics include: meeting of Diana Iris Garcia with UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders, Michel Forst; reports from Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders and Human Rights Watch; the Caravan to the Chimalapas; an interview with Sandra Velasco from Juan Gerardi HRC; and much more...
  • 15 January 2016
    Mexico City, 13 January 2016.– Don't miss our January Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico! Topics include: interview with UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders, Michel Forst; public statement from PBI regarding ‪the Ayotzinapa‬ case; CEMDA's report on the increase of violence against environmental defenders; an interview with Alberto Donis from Albergue Hermanos en el Camino, Ixtepec, Oaxaca; and much more...
  • 10 December 2015
    Mexico City, 10 December 2015.– PBI and several other NGOs wrote a letter to all Member States of the United Nations General Assembly requesting for a vote in favour of a Human Rights Defenders Resolution in the General Assembly Plenary. Download the letter. VOTE IN FAVOUR OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS RESOLUTION IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY PLENARY   Excellencies,
  • 10 December 2015
    Mexico City, 10 December 2015.– PBI celebrates Human Rights Day 2015 with launch of Women Human Rights Defenders campaign. “As a woman, this work isn’t easy. You have to manoeuvre, argue and put up with three times more than a man to be able to speak up and be heard.” – Silvia Méndez, Paso del Norte Human Rights Centre

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