UN urges Mexico to create specialized unit to investigate disappearances

The UN recommended to Mexico, through the Committee on Enforced Disappearances, the creation of a “fiscal unit specialized in investigating enforced disappearances,” said a ruling released this Friday in Geneva. The opinion was prepared by ten independent experts who...

Mexico will work to create Law on enforced disappearance for June

The Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of Mexico, Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, announced at the UN he expects that by June the country has a general law of enforced disappearance. “The General Law on Enforced Disappearance is an immediate challenge. The...

Mexico is questioned by the UN for the disappearance of emigrant minors

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances of the United Nations criticized this Tuesday to Mexico on cases of migrants and specifically, emigrant minors who disappear and are victims of sexual, labor exploitation or human trafficking. The rapporteurs of Mexico, Luciano Hazan and...

Committee against Enforced Disappearances receives Mexico for the case of 43 missing students

Mexico appears for the first time at a hearing before the Committee on Enforced Disappearances today and tomorrow, by the disappearance of the 43 students in Iguala. In Geneva, the UN Committee will assess the situation of Mexico in this area, being the first time that the...