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United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights: “Journalists and human rights defenders must be better protected”

Mexico City, 13 September 2016.- The United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights visited Mexico for the first time on an official visit between 29 August and 17 September 2016. As part of its mandate the Working...[more]

September Newsletter is out!

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...[more]

PBI accompanies CSOs to the Copper Canyon Consultative Council

Mexico City, 15 August 2016.– On 19 August, PBI volunteers accompanied the organisations Tierra Nativa, COSYDDHAC and CONTEC to a meeting of the Regional Consultative Council of the Copper Canyon. Various issues were covered in...[more]

Federal Protection Mechanism adopts Preventative Alert for Chihuahua

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...[more]

PBI Accompanies CONTEC in the Sierra Tarahumara

Mexico City, 9 August 2016.– A court judgement in 2014 ruled that the construction of the Copper Canyon Airport in the Sierra Tarahumara of Chihuahua was carried out without the prior consultation which is legally required by...[more]

August Newsletter is out!

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...[more]

Pasta de Conchos Family Organisation marks Miner's Day by demanding the closure of illegal pits

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...[more]

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