The Justice in Mexico Project of the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego has released the monthly news monitor for September 2012. Thanks to the generous support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, we are excited to offer in depth monitoring, research, and analysis of Mexico’s public security, rule of law, and human rights issues.
Highlights from September 2012:
- Ejecuciones still down in 2012, amidst increase in bodies displaying signs of torture and narcomensajes
- Mario Cárdenas Guilléen captured by Mexican Navy
- 14 U.S. officials held acountable as DOJ concludes investigation on Fast and Furious
- One year later, victims still seek justice for Casino Royale
- Sonora: State awards first generation of Masters in Oral Trials as training continues
This report was compiled by TBI Program Associate Cory Molzahn, and edited by Kimberly Heinle, with research assistance from Maya Arrieta-Walden, Peter Ferrari, Yajaira Hernandez-Trejo, Lorena Quezada, Octavio Rodríguez, and Margaret Serrano. The report is coordinated by David A. Shirk, TBI Director, Octavio Rodriguez, Program Coordinator, and Kimberly Heinle, Operations Coordinator. Any opinions expressed in attributions for this summary are those manifested in the media reports and op-ed pieces compiled herein, and not those of the University of San Diego, the Trans-Border Institute, or its sponsors. Please report any questions, corrections, or concerns to email@example.com.
The monthly news monitors, as well as the latest drug violence maps, are available on the project website (www.justiceinmexico.org). You can follow the project on Twitter (@JusticeinMexico) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/JusticeinMexico). The database of crime indicators can also be accessed on the TBI website (www.sandiego.edu/tbidata).