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GIEI: there was no cremation in Cocula

FINAL AYOTZINAPA REPORT By: Emir Olivares Alonso and José Antonio Román The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case did not find “one single piece of evidence” for assuring that the 43 students of that rural teachers…

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Forensic anthropologists publish report on Cocula garbage dump

* The objective is to encourage scientific and informed debate about the students’ whereabouts By: José Antonio Román The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF, its initials in Spanish) decided to place at the disposition of public opinion the entire report…

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Rigorous questioning from the IACHR of the Mexican government

Washington, DC In a harsh and unpleasant session, members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) severely questioned the Mexican government not only because of the direct attacks against one of its functionaries, but also because of the negative…

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Ayotzinapa: example of apparent State-crime collusion

By: David Brooks, Correspondent New York, March 2, 2016 The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) affirmed in an annual report on Mexico that the disappearance of the 43 Aytozinapa students is “an emblematic example of apparent collusion between State…

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Denounce obstacles in Ayotzinapa case

OBSTACLES “PUT ADVANCES AT RISK IN AYOTZINAPA CASE: GIEI By: Blanche Petrich and José Antonio Román Mexico City  The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the group’s initials in Spanish) denounced a series of obstacles, diverting of information and illegal…

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Ayotzinapa: No incineration in Cocula

THERE WAS NO INCINERATION IN COCULA, EAAF CONCLUDES By: José Antonio Román The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF, the team’s initials in Spanish) concluded that there is no scientific evidence that indicates that the mass incineration of the 43 Ayotzinapa…

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Ayotzinapa investigators face rightwing smears

BUITRAGO: THEY PURSUE US BECAUSE WORK ON THE IGUALA CASE IS UNCOMFORTABLE By: Sanjuana Martínez, Special to La Jornada To former prosecutors Angela Buitrago y Claudia Paz y Paz, members of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the group’s initials…

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Mexico suffers an epidemic of disappearances

By: José Antonio Román An epidemic of disappearances exists in Mexico, fed by the government’s “incompetence, inertia and indolence,” which has been more worried about giving “entirely political responses” than about designing real and articulated efficient public policies for confronting…

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UN: Over 150,000 dead in Mexico Drug War

UN: OVER 150,000 PEOPLE MURDERED IN MEXICO SINCE DECEMBER 2006 [It is doubtful that anyone, including the UN, really knows the number of dead in Mexico. There are different estimates. The federal government hides its dead and the local agencies…

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Human Rights: time to tell the truth

By: Luis Hernández Navarro One blow after another! Hard and to the head! The provisional report on the Human rights situation in Mexico, elaborated by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), caused tremendous discontent in the Enrique Peña Nieto…

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