Mexico: Obundsman, some human rights violations have reappeared, corrective action necessary

Posted on January 31, 2013 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Human Rights Latin America, Mexico, Politics

The president of the National Commission of Human Rights (CNDH), Raúl Plascencia Villanueva, regretted that despite progress in respect for fundamental guarantees, enforced disappearances, inhuman and degrading treatment, torture, illegal searches and arrests in mostly associated with operating public security institutions, “are more present than the past few years.” In presenting his annual report to the Standing Committee of the Congress, the national ombudsman said that in Mexico “have reappeared and banished violations we thought, so it is urgent to correct.”Read Article

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