Mexico

Mexico: New Victims’ Law needs to be implemented to be effective - 10 January 2013

Headline Title:  Mexico: New Victims’ Law needs to be implemented to be effective Concrete measures are needed to back up a new law aimed at guaranteeing the rights of victims of crime and human rights abuses in the ongoing violence resulting from the struggle against organized Concrete measures are needed to back up a new Mexican law aimed at guaranteeing the rights of victims of crime and human rights abuses amid the struggle against organized crime. Media Node:  Mexico Victims' law Story Location:  Mexico 23° 31' 25.32" N, 102° 5' 5.8596" W “This law came about as a result of sustained pressure from civil society, and is an important advance for the victims of human rights violations and crime in Mexico. But for it to make a real difference, the Mexican authorities at all levels must ensure the law is complied with effectively. ” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser to Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 10/01/2013 URL:  Mexico: New President must break with legacy of human rights violations Description:  News story, 18 December 2012 URL:  Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic Description:  News story/report, 11 October 2012

Mexique. Le nouveau président doit solder l'héritage des violations des droits humains

Le président mexicain Enrique Peña Nieto doit mettre en œuvre sans délai des mesures concrètes pour remédier aux problèmes de droits humains les plus urgents, notamment aux violations commises dans le contexte de la crise de sécurité publique, écrit Amnesty International dans une lettre ouverte. Le président mexicain Enrique Peña Nieto doit mettre en œuvre sans délai des mesures concrètes pour remédier aux problèmes de droits humains les plus urgents, notamment aux violations commises dans

México: El nuevo Presidente debe romper con el legado de violaciones de derechos humanos

El presidente de México Enrique Peña Nieto debe tomar medidas concretas e inmediatas para abordar algunos de los temas más urgentes del país en materia de derechos humanos, incluyendo los abusos en el contexto de la crisis de seguridad pública, manifestó Amnistía Internacional hoy en una carta abierta al presidente. El presidente de México Enrique Peña Nieto debe tomar medidas concretas e inmediatas para abordar algunos de los temas más urgentes del país en materia de derechos humanos, incluyendo los abusos en

Mexico: New President must break with legacy of human rights violations - 18 December 2012

Headline Title:  Mexico: New President must break with legacy of human rights violations Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto must implement immediate and concrete measures to tackle some of the country’s most pressing human rights issues, including abuses in the context of the public Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto must implement immediate and concrete measures to tackle some of the country’s most pressing human rights issues. Media Node:  Enrique Pena Nieto Twitter Tag:  Mexico Story Location:  Mexico 23° 56' 31.4916" N, 101° 25' 32.8116" W “Peña Nieto’s positive discourse regarding human rights, including commitments to move ahead with the General Victim’s Law and reform of laws criminalizing enforced disappearances, are welcome but promises and good intentions are not enough to eradicate and prevent human rights violations” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, Special Adviser at Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 18/12/2012

Mexico: New President must break with legacy of human rights violations

Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto must implement immediate and concrete measures to tackle some of the country’s most pressing human rights issues, including abuses in the context of the public security crisis, said Amnesty International in an open letter. Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto must implement immediate and concrete measures to tackle some of the country’s most pressing human rights issues, including abuses in the context of the public

Mexique. Les autorités doivent mettre fin à «l'épidémie» de torture

Les autorités mexicaines doivent prendre des mesures contre les actes de torture et les mauvais traitements, dont l’usage fréquent, signalé dans tout le pays, a augmenté de façon spectaculaire sous le gouvernement de Felipe Calderón, écrit Amnesty International dans un nouveau rapport rendu public jeudi 11 octobre. Les autorités mexicaines doivent prendre des mesures contre les actes de torture et les mauvais traitements, dont l’usage fréquent, signalé dans tout le pays, a augmenté de façon spectaculaire sous

Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic - 11 October 2012

Headline Title:  Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country, which dramatically increased under the govern In 2011, Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) received 1,669 reports of torture and ill-treatment by police and security forces. Media Node:  Mexico torture report Story Location:  Mexico 24° 27' 37.7388" N, 103° 21' 33.75" W “The Calderón administration has effectively turned a blind eye to the ‘torture epidemic’ we’ve been witnessing in Mexico” Source:  Rupert Knox, Mexico researcher at Amnesty International Date:  Thu, 11/10/2012

México: Se insta a las autoridades a poner fin a la epidemia de tortura

Las autoridades mexicanas deben tomar medidas decisivas para abordar el uso sistemático y generalizado de la tortura y otros malos tratos documentado en todo el país, que ha aumentado espectacularmente durante el gobierno del presidente Felipe Calderón, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy en un nuevo informe.  Las autoridades mexicanas deben tomar medidas decisivas para abordar el uso sistemático y generalizado de la tortura y otros malos tratos documentado en todo el país, que ha aumentado especta

Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic

The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country, which dramatically increased under the government of Felipe Calderón, Amnesty International said in a new report today. The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country, which dramatically increased under the govern

Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente - 29 August 2012

Headline Title:  Las desapariciones forzadas en América son un crimen del presente La última vez que Victoria Montenegro vio a su madre biológica, Hilda Ramona Torres, tenía 13 días de vida. Las desapariciones forzadas en América no son un mero asunto del pasado, pues queda aún mucho por hacer para que las víctimas y sus familiares reciban justicia. Media Node:  Americas disappeared_es Twitter Tag:  DemandJustice Story Location:  Argentina 31° 9' 11.7828" S, 61° 31' 24.3768" W “Los gobiernos están obligados a no traicionar a los miles de personas que buscan a sus seres queridos. Seguiremos apoyándolas y presionando a las autoridades para que ofrezcan, a los familiares y a la sociedad en general, toda la verdad, justicia y reparación.” Source:  Javier Zúñiga, asesor especial de Amnistía Internacional Date:  Wed, 29/08/2012 URL:  Kept in the dark – the murky world of enforced disappearances Description:  Artículo, 29 de agosto de 2012 URL:  Desapariciones forzadas Description:  Amnistía Internacional EE. UU.

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