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Human Rights and Civil Society

Reforma distribution center attacked in Edomex

02/28/15 —A distribution center for the newspaper Reforma was attacked early in the morning of February 15 in Tlalnepantla, near the border with the municipality of Naucalpan, in the State …

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Crime and Violence

Federal judge orders Sandra Ávila Beltrán released from prison

02/09/15 (written by cmolzahn) – On February 6, a federal tribunal in Jalisco, Mexico absolved Sandra Ávila Beltrán (54), dubbed “Queen of the Pacific” by the Mexican government, of the money …

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Human Rights and Civil Society

2014 tallies most disappearances on record in Mexican history

02/05/15 (written by cissel) — Mexico recorded more cases of disappearances and missing persons in the year 2014 than any other year on record in Mexican history, according to statistics …

Crime and Violence

Homicides down further in 2014, though concerns remain in Guerrero and Michoacán

02/02/15 (written by cmolzahn) — As reported in Reforma, the Peña Nieto presidential campaign set a goal in 2012 to reduce intentional homicides in Mexico by 50% in its first year, …

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Judicial Reform

Oral trials begin in Federal District with implementation of new justice reforms

02/01/15 (written by cmolzahn) — Beginning Friday, January 16, the Federal District (Distrito Federal, DF) implemented its new justice reform package, which ushers in oral trials for non-federal crimes (fuero …

Justice in Mexico

Upcoming event: Mexican Justice José Ramón Cossío

Justice in Mexico and the University of San Diego School of Law invite you to a Keynote by: Mexican Supreme Court Justice José Ramon Cossío Díaz Judicial Reform and Human Rights in Mexico Friday, …

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Justice in Mexico

News Monitor Vol. 9 No. 12 now available!

We are pleased to announce the release of our latest Justice in Mexico News Monitor, covering the month of December 2014. The Justice in Mexico Project conducts original research, promotes public discourse, and …

Transparency & accountability

Mexico remains in bottom half in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index

01/05/15 (written by cmolzahn) — Transparency International released it annual Corruption Perceptions Index in early December, and once again Mexico finds itself in the bottom half of nations worldwide. Mexico …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Report reveals human rights violations, modern-day slavery conditions for agricultural workers in Mexico

01/02/15 (written by otawka) — The Los Angeles Times recently released an extensive report revealing the poor conditions for thousands of agricultural workers in Mexico, addressing widespread issues of modern day …

Transparency & accountability

Mexico remains in bottom half in Corruption Perceptions Index

12/28/14 – Transparency International released it annual Corruption Perceptions Index in early December, and once again Mexico finds itself in the bottom half of nations worldwide. Mexico ranks 103rd out of …

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