Mexico Letters

The Accountability Gap: Canadian Mining in Mexico (and Beyond) | April 17

Wednesday, April 17 Vancouver Public Library, central branch, lower level, 350 West Georgia Street Doors open at 6:30 pm for public reception / panel discussion at 7 pm Join us for a lively discussion on the impact Canadian mining companies are having on communities in Mexico and elsewhere in … [Read more...]

Mexico: Submissions to the Universal Periodic Review of Mexico | Reports

PDF of Submissions to the UPR of Mexico LAWYERS FOR LAWYERS (L4L), THE LAW SOCIETY OF ENGLAND AND WALES, LAWYERS’ RIGHTS WATCH CANADA JOINT UPR SUBMISSION – MEXICO, MARCH 2013 1.   Signatory organisations are submitting this report on the state of human rights in Mexico with recommendations to … [Read more...]

Mexico: Corruption, Impunity, Silence: The War on Mexico’s Journalists

Corruption, Impunity, Silence: The War on Mexico’s Journalists by Cara Gibbons (LRWC Mexico monitor) and Beth Spratt, on behalf of PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, 3 June 2011. Full report. SUMMARY: Corruption Impunity … [Read more...]

Mexico: Re-Opening of Tlachinollan Ayutla Office in Ayutla de los Libres

Re: Re-Opening of Tlachinollan Ayutla Office in Ayutla de los Libres To: José Francisco Blake Mora, Secretary of Interior From: Cara Gibbons, Director, LRWC Date: 2011-06-15 On behalf of Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), we write to inquire into the status of Mexico’s compliance with … [Read more...]

Mexico: Assassination of Javier Torez Cruz

Re: Assassination of Javier Torez Cruz To: Lic. Felipe Calderón Hinojosa From: Prof. H. Ihmig & Gail Davidson Date: 2011-04-25 Con sobresalto e indignación nos enteramos del asesinato de Javier Torres Cruz, campesino de la comunidad La Morena en la Sierra de Petatlán, Guerrero. El 18 … [Read more...]

Mexico: Cara Gibbons: Recalling the Rule of Law | Video

  Recalling the Rule of Law: A report on the protection of human rights defenders and the rule of law in Guerrero and Oaxaca, Mexico Cara Gibbons, LRWC Director & Mexico Monitor … [Read more...]

Mexico: ALBA CRUZ

Re: ALBA CRUZ To: Lic. José Francisco Blake Mora et al. From: Cara Gibbons, Director LRWC Date: 2011-01-17 I am writing, as a Director of LRWC and the country monitor for Mexico, in response to information obtained from Amnesty International indicating that Lic. ALBA CRUZ, a lawyer … [Read more...]

Mexico: Investigation of the shooting death of human rights lawyer Digna Ochoa y Plácido

Re: Investigation of the shooting death of human rights lawyer Digna Ochoa y Plácido Report of the Procuraduria de Justicia del Destrito Federal To: Lic. Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa & Lic. Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa From: Gail Davidson and Leo McGrady Date: … [Read more...]

Mexico: Recalling the Rule of Law: Report of the Lawyers’ Delegation to Mexico

Mexico: Recalling the Rule of Law. Report of the Lawyers’ Delegation to Mexico by Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and others … [Read more...]

Mexico: Raúl Hernández, preso de conciencia y defensor de los de los derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas

RE: Raúl Hernández, preso de conciencia y defensor de los de los derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas To: Lic. Fernando Francisco Gómez Mont Urueta, Lic. Zeferino Torreblanca Galindo, Lic. David Augusto Sotelo Rosas From: Lic. Cara E.I. Gibbons Date: 2010-07-06 Dear Minister Gómez … [Read more...]