Mexico

UN rights chief urges Mexico to end ‘misery’ of enforced disappearances and torture

Despite significant progress towards building a solid human rights framework, the Mexican Government must nevertheless “bind itself to a new sense of urgency in solving the enormous human rights challenges it faces,” Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said today as he wrapped up an official visit to the country.

UN experts welcome report on disappeared, executed and tortured students in Mexico

A group of United Nations human rights experts today welcomed a new report on the enforced disappearances, executions and torture of students from Ayotzinapa in the Mexican state of Guerrero in September 2014, and stressed the need for the national Government to implement its recommendations.

UN rights office urges Mexican authorities to pursue investigation into extrajudicial killings

The United Nations human rights office has called on the Government of Mexico to extend their investigations into a series of alleged extrajudicial executions and human rights violations committed by authorities last year.