March 20, 2018
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PBI Mexico: Amnesty International: Charges against four indigenous prisoners of conscience dropped, but one still unfairly held

"Amnesty International today welcomed the decision to drop the charges against four Indigenous human rights defenders, who have been imprisoned for nearly a year in Guerrero State, but called for the release of the remaining...[more]

IACHR, UNHCHR, EU, NGOs Condemn the Assassination of Indigenous Leaders

IACHR Condemns Murder of Indigenous Leaders in Mexico

UNHCHR Condemns the Assassination of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders in Guerrero (in Spanish)Press Release by the Presidency of the European Union (in Spanish)


PBI Mexico: Press Release No 07/09 IACHR condemns murder of indigenous leaders in Mexico

"Washington, D.C., February 24, 2009 — The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemns the murder of Raúl Lucas Lucía and Manuel Ponce Rosas, defenders of the rights of indigenous people in the State of Guerrero,...[more]

Urgent Action: Amnesty International Possible Disappearance/Fear for Safety

"Manuel Ponce Rosas and Raúl Lucas Lucía were abducted on 13 February in Ayutla de los Libres municipality, Guerrero State by armed men who local human rights organizations believe may be connected to the authorities. Their...[more]

PBI Mexico: Interview with Raymundo Díaz Taboada, member of the Collective Against Torture and Impunity (CCTI), Acapulco, December 23, 2008

On December 15, 2008 the Collective Against Torture and Impunity (CCTI) called out to civil society organizations to organize an observation mission in order to investigate the case of Javier Torres Cruz, reportedly disappeared...[more]

PBI Mexico: Amnesty International Adopts Five Indigenous Rights Defenders (members of the OPIM) as Prisoners of Conscience

"Amnesty International is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Raúl Hernández, Manuel Cruz, Orlando Manzanarez, Natalio Ortega and Romualdo Santiago, who have been in detention for more than six months in...[more]

PBI Mexico: Interview with Alejandra González Marín, psychologist from the Tlachinollan Human Rights Center

Alejandra González Marin is a psychologist who has worked for the Tlachinollan Human Rights Center for four years. She works closely with the legal department to provide psychological attention to victims of domestic violence and...[more]

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