Human Rights Situation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Mexico

Commissioners: Francisco Eguiguren, Esmeralda A. de Trotiño, Paulo Vannuchi, and Paulo Abrao Petitioners: Civil Society Organizations from Mexico State: Mexico Between 2011 and 2016, Mexico received over a 1000% increase in asylum applications from individuals fleeing poverty, violence, corruption, extortion,…

Ayotzinapa Mass Disappearances

Photo of Mexican graffiti via Flickr user Acosta Mario, licensed under CC-BY-NC-ND 2.0. September 26, 2015 was the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of forty-three male students in Iguala, Mexico. One year earlier, the Iguala Municipal Police attacked students from…