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Ayotzinapa and the inescapable remedy

LA JORNADA EDITORIAL Official documents of which La Jornada has a copy prove that the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR) withheld information related to organized crime’s use of passenger buses for drug trafficking, a key piece in the Ayotzinapa…

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Ayotzinapa on the threshold of two years without the 43

By: Magdalena Gómez In the last report of the Group Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) on the Iguala case, issued April 24 of this year, announced photographs and a video in which Tomás Zerón de Lucio appears at the…

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The GIEI’s Tsunami

By: Magdalena Gómez The second and last report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the Group’s initials in Spanish) opened with the assertion that there is no evidence that the normalistas had links with organized crime and discards…

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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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IACHR condemns campaign against experts

By: Emir Olivares Alonso The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) categorically rejected “the defamation campaign that takes place in Mexico” against the Grupo Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI), which works on the Ayotzinapa Case, and against its Executive…

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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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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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