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Human Rights and Civil Society

The Inter-American Court for Human Rights Condemns Mexico for Human Rights Abuses

02/24/2023 (written by abrizuela) – On January 27, 2023, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) condemned Mexico for its practice of arraigo and preventive detention. After examining a case …

Crime and Violence

Largest fentanyl lab seizure in Mexico comes a day before U.S. Senate hearing on bilateral efforts to combat fentanyl crisis

02/23/23 (written by jcarrillo) – This past Wednesday, Mexican soldiers received intelligence regarding a fentanyl pill manufacturing center and reported its seizure in Culiacán, Sinaloa, home to the Sinaloa Cartel. …

Corruption

García Luna faces drug trafficking conspiracy charges in the U.S.

02/15/2023 (written by abrizuela) – Mexico’s former Secretary of Public Security under Felipe Calderón administration (2006-2012) is facing charges in the United States. He is accused of colluding with the …

Participants at the OASIS Workshop at UABCS hold up their certificates of completion and pose for a picture.
Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico’s 3rd OASIS Workshop of 2022-2023

02/06/2023 (written by abrizuela) – Justice in Mexico recently completed an Oral Adversarial Skill Building Immersion Seminar (OASIS) workshop at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur’s (UABCS) Academic Department …

Transparency & accountability

Confidential Mexican Military Documents Leaked by Hacktivist Group

11/29/2022 (written by isolis) – On the night of September 29, 2022, the international hacktivist group, Guacamaya, began leaking sensitive information and confidential documents from Mexico’s National Defense Department (Secretaría …

Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico Releases “Public Security in Baja California”

11/28/2022 (written by ksoliscoralles) –Justice in Mexico released a new special report entitled, Public Security in Baja California. In the report, author Randall Ramos analyzes the increasing numbers of homicide …

Justice in Mexico

Justice in Mexico Pro bono Witness Testimony Successful in Asylum Cases

11/07/2022 (written by jpadillanavarro) –Justice in Mexico recently provided pro bono expert witness testimony in two cases in which the petitioners were granted asylum in the United States. The cases …

Crime and Violence

Brief: The Case of The Blind Mule

08/17/2022 (written by ateague) – The term “Blind Mule” refers to an individual who unknowingly engages in smuggling drugs across the border. (Busted at the Border, 2018) The initial use of …

Crime and Violence

Analyzing the Problem of Femicide in Mexico: The Role of Special Prosecutors in Combatting Violence Against Women

07/11/2022 (written by dashirk) – Justice in Mexico has released its latest working paper titled Analyzing the Problem of Femicide in Mexico by Teagan McGinnis, Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira, and David Shirk …

Crime and Violence

Mexican soldiers deployed to Aguililla to combat organized crime and cartel rivalry

03/09/22 (written by jcarrillo) – On February 8th, the Mexican Army made its way into the municipality of Aguililla, in the state of Michoacán for the first time since being …

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