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Mexico Human Rights

Mexico Hampered Probe Into Apparent Student Massacre, Panel Says

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 04.24.2016 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A panel of international experts on Sunday accused Mexico's government of undermining their probe into the fate of 43 trainee ...

Former Mayor Accused Of Ordering Attacks On 43 Students Breaks His Silence

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.25.2015 | World

In their first interviews with the media since their arrests nearly one year ago, the former mayor of the Mexican city of Iguala and his wife say they...

White House Silent On Torture In Mexico's Missing Students Case

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

Mexico’s investigation into the disappearance of 43 students has been marred by torture, refuted by journalists and roundly rejected by forensic exp...

Mexico’s Military May Have Fired At Missing Students: Report

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 09.08.2015 | World

The Mexican army monitored the movements of 43 students who later went missing for hours before the students were first attacked, and was present when...

Roque Planas

Father Of Student Attacked By Police: U.S. Aid To Mexico 'Being Used To Kill Ordinary People' | Roque Planas | Posted 04.03.2015 | Latino Voices

Felipe de la Cruz received a call from his son, Angel Neri, the night of Sept. 26, saying he and fellow college students were being attacked by police...

From Ferguson to Selma: One Activist's Journey

Amnesty International | Posted 05.11.2015 | Black Voices
Amnesty International

This weekend in Selma, I marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. I marched, and I saw people from every community acknowledging and revering each other with love. I'm not an isolated activist. I'm one of many, one of many.

Shocking Figures On Kidnappings In Mexico

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.21.2012 | Latino Voices

An average of 72 people were kidnapped daily this year in Mexico, often times in incidents unrelated to the country’s drug war, according to a Mexic...

Time to End Impunity in Mexico

Frank Jannuzi | Posted 12.17.2012 | World
Frank Jannuzi

While the Mexican government claims credit for reducing the level of violence and restoring order to major cities, too often progress on one aspect of law and order -- drug cartels -- has come at the expense of another: the government's respect for basic human rights.