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Judicial Reform

Criticisms surface against President Peña Nieto’s proposals for new reforms

12/11/14 (written by sramirez) — President Enrique Peña Nieto announced on Thursday, November 27 his proposal for anew security planthat would include dissolving municipal police forces and placing them under …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Mexico releases 11 prisoners after national and international outcry

12/07/14 (written by cissel) — The Mexican government has released 11 people who were detained at a November 20 protest in Mexico City amid condemnation from within Mexico and around …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Two migrants’ rights activists from Honduras targeted, killed in Mexico in late-November

12/07/14 (written by otawka) —  In late November, two human rights activists from Honduras were killed in Tequixquiac in the State of Mexico (Estado de México, Edomex) for their work …

Crime and Violence

Protests mark President Peña Nieto’s two-year anniversary in office

12/03/14 (written by rorosco) — The two-year anniversary of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s election to office has been marred by protests throughout Mexico calling for his resignation. This coincides …

Justice in Mexico

News Monitor Vol. 9 No. 11 now available!

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

Transparency & accountability

President Peña Nieto proposes unified state police commands, among other reforms

11/30/14 (written by cmolzahn) — Following the disappearance and apparent murder of 43 students in Iguala, Guerrero in late September by a local drug gang and the widespread protests that …

Human Rights and Civil Society

CNDH issues recommendations for Tlatlaya massacre as case moves to federal civil court

11/30/14 (written by cmolzahn) — The Mexican Army (Secretaría de Defensa Nacional, Sedena) announced that it would accept and implement recommendations issued by the National Human Rights Commission (Comisión Nacional …

Human Rights and Civil Society

Mexican Senate appoints Luis Raúl González as new CNDH president

11/30/14 (written by cmolzahn) — The Mexican Senate has selected Luis Raúl González Pérez as the new president of the National Human Rights Commission (Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos, CNDH). …

Crime and Violence

Mexico rises to 32 of 162 countries in Global Terrorism Index

11/30/14 (written by cmolzahn) — Mexico ranks 32nd on the 2014 Global Terrorism Index issued by Vision of Humanity, tied with Israel with a score of 4.66 (10 being the worst …

Crime and Violence

Arrests made, search continues for 43 missing students in Iguala, Guerrero

11/30/14 (written by cmolzahn) — The ongoing story of 43 students kidnapped in late September in the Iguala municipality of Guerrero and likely since murdered by the Guerreros Unidos criminal …

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