18 April 2017
Mexico City, 17 April 2017.– Don't miss our April Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico!
Topics include:Internacional concern for the murder of journalists in México; Ayotzinapa case in IACH; Situation for Human Rights Defenders in the Sierra Tarahumara at the UN Human Rights Council; event in Chilpancingo: "Human Rights an security"; Accompaniment tour in Carbon Region of Coahuila and to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca; worried about the recent death threats towards Father Solalinde; amongst others.
17 April 2017
The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) asked the Treasury and Congress to designate extraordinary resources to the Protection Mechanism for Human Rights Defenders and Journalists. In a statement, the CNDH said that the Mechanism did not receive funding in the 2017 budget, and as a result is using funds from previous years which could run out before the end of 2017.
15 April 2017
Formal PBI accompaniment of Consortium for Parliamentary Dialogue and Oaxacan Equality (Consorcio Oaxaca) began just over one year ago. This organization works to promote respect for and the exercise of the human rights of women and gender equality.
10 April 2017
In a Resolution dated 25 March 2017, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) made a statement about the application for provisional measures for the Choreachi community in the Sierra Tarahumara in Chihuahua state. In it, they ordered the Mexican State to adopt urgent protection measures for the Choreachi community.
17 March 2017
Mexico City, 17 March 2017.– Don't miss our March Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico!
Topics include: Lay on Internal Security; Disappearances in Mexico, Civil Society demands in legislative process; Ayotzinapa case; Argentine Forensic Anthropology team, missión in Chilapa Guerrero; MEPs travel to the state of Oaxaca; Contingency Plan in Chihuahua for preventive alert; amongst others.
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15 March 2017
Info: @International Service for Human Rights:
2017, UN Special Rapporteur on HRDs in Guerrero @PBIMexico
11 March 2017
Tribute from UN Special Rapporteur on environment and HRs, J. Knox, to Isidro Baldenegro @PBI
8 February 2017
PBI-USA seeks to hire a part-time advocacy coordinator to work closely with the PBI USA Executive Director, and global PBI staff and volunteers, to help develop and implement PBI’s advocacy strategy in the U.S., in support of the human rights defenders (HRDs) for whom we provide protection. The position will focus primarily on Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico, with limited support provided also to Colombia, Kenya, Nepal, and Indonesia.
17 January 2017
Mexico City, 15 January 2017.– Don't miss our January Newsletter for the latest news on Human Rights in Mexico!
27 December 2016
Mexico City, 27 december 2016.- PBI reiterates its concerns regarding the threats, harassment and persecution suffered by members of the Cerezo Committee in recent months. It is worth remembering that on September 30, a drawing with a death threat against the Cerezo Contreras brothers, appeared on a wall of the Faculty of Philosophy and Languages of the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico).