México

MEXICO / OSC asks International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity in Coahuila, Mexico

IM-Defensoras is one of around 100 human rights and disappeared persons organizations that accompanied the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in a Mexico City press conference on Tuesday, July 11th, to announce a report submitted to the International Criminal Court in The Hague urging an investigation of the crimes against humanity committed in the […]

17 July 2017

STATEMENT National Network of WHRDs in Mexico / We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members

READ/DOWNLOAD STATEMENT Mexico, July 6, 2017 Issue: We demand justice for the extrajudicial execution of Meztli Sarabia and effective protection for her family and UPVA members Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong Secretary of the Interior Roberto Campa Cifrián Under Secretary of Human Rights of the Ministry of the Interior Patricia Colchero Aragonés National Executive Coordinator of […]

10 July 2017

#WHRDAlert MEXICO / Defender Meztli Sarabia Killed in Puebla

MEZTLI SARABIA Organization October 28th People’s Street Vendors Union (UPVA) Activity “Right to work” defender Attack experienced EXTRAJUDICIAL EXECUTION THE FACTS – We repudiate the cowardly murder of Meztli Sarabia, a member of the October 28th People’s Street Vendors Union (UPVA) in Puebla, and daughter of Rubén Sarabia (Simitrio), political prisoner and leader of the organization. Around […]

3 July 2017

Fourth State Meeting of Women Activists and Human Rights Defenders in Oaxaca

Joint work consolidated by women defenders in Oaxaca In a dangerous, adverse situation for defending human rights in the state of Oaxaca, attacks have increased at an alarming rate, and State impunity and acquiescence are the pattern. Despite this adverse context, however, around 70 women from different regions of Oaxaca, ranging from the Mixteca, to […]

28 June 2017

STATEMENT National Network of WHRD in Mexico / We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez

Mexico, June 21, 2017 Subject: We condemn sexually related death threats against journalist Sanjuana Martínez Lic. Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong Minister of the Interior Lic. Roberto Campa Cifrián Undersecretary of Human Rights, Ministry of the Interior Luis Raúl González Pérez President, National Human Rights Commission Since the end of May, Sanjuana Martínez, a journalist committed […]