Mexico: Further information: Protestors unfairly detained: Sara López, Joaquín Aguilar, Guadalupe Borja

Index Number: AMR 41/020/2010
Date Published: 12 March 2010
Categories: Mexico

Three leaders of a protest against high electricity bills have been detained ever since a protest in southeast Mexico. In the next few weeks a judge will decide whether their detention and prosecution should continue. They are prisoners of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of their right to freedom of expression.

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