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Miércoles 3 de diciembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 50

Mexican protesters: Police threatened to dismember, burn us ‘like the Ayotzinapa students’

“This is a problem that has been dragging on in Mexico since the beginning of President Pena Nieto’s administration,” said Hector Cerezo, one of the founders of the human rights group. “It´s almost as if the government is trying to scare people from attending protests.”
Human rights groups are (...)

Jueves 13 de noviembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 2% Visitas : 867

#AYOTZINAPA The terrorism of the State and the human rights of the victims.

After listening the press conference given by the Solicitor General of the Republic, his refusal to admit the Ayotzinapa case as a State crime made evident to us that the severe human rights violation against the Ayozinapa normalistas students will not be –as they have not been- treated as their (...)

Sábado 8 de noviembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 320

Mexico: Rampant State Impunity Fuels the Fires of #Ayotzinapa

“Defenders of human rights are being threatened, harassed because of the work they are doing in Mexico in their fight against mega projects and structural reforms. The state is generating a climate of criminalization, beating, threatening unofficial executions and enforced disappearances,” said (...)

Viernes 24 de octubre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 1648

Neither state’s absence nor isolated fact: #Ayotzinapa is the result of the State’s criminal politics.

The attack, the illegal execution and forced disappearance perpetrated in Iguala against the Ayotzinapa normalistas students are neither the result of the State’s absence nor an isolated fact nor the outcome of bad functionaries. By no means it can be ascribed to the infiltration of the drug (...)

Viernes 17 de octubre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 141

Mexico’s Cocktail of Political and Narco-Violence and Poverty

MEXICO CITY, Oct 17 2014 (IPS) - The images filled the front pages of Mexico’s newspapers: 61 half-dressed state policemen kneeling, with their hands tied, in the main square of the town of Tepatepec in the central state of Hidalgo, while local residents threatened to burn them alive.
It was (...)

Miércoles 10 de septiembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 209

«Security» in Mexico doesn’t apply to many human rights defenders

by Maggie Ervin
Felipe Calderón, president of Mexico from 2006 to 2012, had a way a talking that sounded a bit like George W. Bush, which is to say unapologetically bellicose. As soon as his term started, he declared a War on Drug Trafficking, and quickly put it into full military action. By (...)

Miércoles 10 de septiembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 125

National: Report on human rights in Mexico (from June 2013 to May 2014)

On August 30, the Report “Defending human rights in Mexico: A struggle against impunity (from June 2013 to May 2014)” was presented in Mexico City. It’s based on the work of documentation of Urgent Action for the Defense of Human Rights (ACUDDEH AC), Comité Cerezo Mexico and the National Campaign (...)

Miércoles 11 de diciembre de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 272

Francisco Cerezo Reflects on his Speaker’s Tour of the Upper Midwest

This October, Witness for Peace Upper Midwest hosted Mexican human rights defender Francisco Cerezo of Comité Cerezo México for a Speaker’s Tour throughout the region. In numerous universities, churches, and community groups throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri, Francisco (...)

Miércoles 6 de noviembre de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 385

Letter to the people of the Upper midwest, thanks for your support

To Witness for Peace Upper Midwest To those whose solidarity enabled us to accomplish this tour To all those who attended the presentations To those who interviewed us and broadcast our activities
Comité Cerezo México, through his coordinator Francisco Cerezo, thanks all the work carried out for (...)

Sábado 26 de octubre de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 829

Mexican Activist Talks Drugs, Guns and US Policies

“We believe that the Mexican Army, instead of fighting the Cartels to stop the drug trade, is actually fighting them to control the drug trade,” Francisco said.
Nathaniel Dalton ndalt398 uwsp.edu
The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point’s Latin American/ Caribbean speaker series coordinated (...)

Jueves 10 de octubre de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 178

International Day of the Disappeared: A Mexico Retrospective

The first event was put on by Comite Cerezo and Hasta Encontrarlos from the states of Guerrero and Michoacán. The two groups presented a manual on the case of enforced disappearances in Mexico
By Erik B Wilson and Alejandro Vélez Salas
August 30th marked the international day of recognition for (...)

Jueves 6 de junio de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 114

ENGLISH AUDIO: Mexican activists demand justice after campesinos found dead in Guerrero

Mexican activists demand justice after campesinos found dead in Guerrero
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 14:57
Year: 2013
Length: 2:45 minutes (2.51 MB)
Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Miércoles 20 de marzo de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 155

Forced Disappearances in the Americas

The Mexican petitioners [...] listed four frequent types of perpetrators: (1) military members, (2) persons in uniform, (3) paramilitary troops, and (4) persons who are highly armed and can maintain control over an area through violence and intimidation. Complete impunity for perpetrators (...)

Miércoles 2 de enero de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 323

Worldwide clamor: Where are they?

With Comité Cerezo’s advising, the families prepared a detailed account of the youths’ disappearance and a review of the PGR and PGJ’s performance. The document was presented to the UN Committee of Enforced Disappearances, whose leaders accepted it, according to notification on November 10th.
For (...)

Martes 1ro de enero de 2013
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 322

Killers in high places - Drugs, gangs, and Harper’s war on the poor

The human rights organization Comité Cerezo, itself under accompaniment protection because of death threats it has received, has documented a significant rise in politically motivated disappearances and extrajudicial executions by state-connected agents since the launch of the U.S.-funded Merida (...)

Miércoles 28 de noviembre de 2012
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 81

Calderon’s Memorial for Victims, a new disdain to the victims

Civil society organizations, social movements and victims strongly reject the Memorial proposed by President Calderon
MEXICO CITY, November 27 2012. – According to media reports, the Federal government has announced the forthcoming inauguration of a Memorial to the Victims of violence in (...)

Miércoles 12 de septiembre de 2012
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 113

PBI Mexico: Ten years accompanying the Cerezo Committee

The Cerezo Committee celebrated its 11th anniversary on August 13th, during the last ten years of which they have received PBI accompaniment. Since its foundation, the Committee has received 13 death threats and continued harassment. Stigmatization has closed many doors for them, especially (...)

Domingo 2 de septiembre de 2012
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 269

Mexican activist wins German peace prize

«This is recognition of a collective 11-year effort that has been marked by death threats, harassment and the denunciation of issues that few organizations, unfortunately, document,» such as forced disappearances, extralegal executions and imprisonment for political reasons, Cerezo told Efe. (...)

Domingo 22 de enero de 2012
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 819

Participation of Elga Aguilar of Comité Cerezo Mexico in the presence of Nobel Laureate Jody Williams

I am member of a mixed organization called Comité Cerezo México. Its origin was the illegal detention, torture and imprisonment in maximum security prisons of three brothers in 2001: Alejandro, Héctor and Antonio Cerezo Contreras, along with a náhuatl indigenous man named Pablo Alvarado Flores, all (...)

Miércoles 9 de noviembre de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 347

Death threats against human rights defenders of COMITÉ CEREZO MÉXICO (Cerezo Committee), ACUDDEH (granted precautionary measures by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission) and their families.

Death threats against human rights defenders of COMITÉ CEREZO MÉXICO (Cerezo Committee), ACUDDEH (granted precautionary measures by the Inter-American Human Rights Commission) and their families.
FACTS:
On November 8 at 12:38 PM, a message containing death threats arrived in the electronic mail (...)

Martes 27 de septiembre de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 297

Interview with the Cerezo Committe, «Violation that is not documented, violation that does not exist»

Entrevistas is a publication of PBI Mexico that highlights issues regarding the defense of human rights, focusing on those situations that increase risks to the physical or psychological integrity of Mexican human rights defenders, or that damage the legitimacy of their work. The opinions (...)

Jueves 5 de mayo de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 132

Another campesino environmentalist murdered

According to the human rights nongovernmental organization Committee Cerezo, Torres Cruz was a victim of drug trafficker Rogaciano Alva Álvarez, because the environmentalist was one of the witnesses of the 2001 killing of human rights activist Digna Ochoa, which Alva Álvarez´s alleged hit men have (...)

Miércoles 13 de abril de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 184

Mexicans fed up of violence

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By Shannon Young
The expansion of Mexico’s drug war has many Mexicans worried about their country, and their personal safety.
And increasingly, they’re speaking out against the violence. A demonstration took place recently in Oaxaca City. Isabel Nivon was one of the marchers. (...)

Jueves 24 de marzo de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 164

Forced Disappearances on the Rise in Mexico

By Emilio Godoy
MEXICO CITY, Mar 24, 2011 (IPS) - Malena Reyes, her brother Elías and his wife Luisa Ornelas were kidnapped Feb. 7 in the municipality of Guadalupe in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua. Their bodies were found two weeks later, in a case that is among those drawing (...)

Lunes 21 de marzo de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 3% Visitas : 2516

Report on Enforced Disappearance in Mexico 2011

Presented by member organizations of the National Campaign against Enforced Disappearance to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances
Report on Enforced Disappearance in Mexico 2011 Presented by member organizations of the National Campaign against (...)

Martes 1ro de marzo de 2011
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 112

Mexico: Reyes Salazars demand an end to the «stupid war»

«How convenient, how timely,» the Cerezo Mexico Committee Human Rights Organization wrote on Feb. 25. The group, which was formed to defend three brothers imprisoned for an alleged bomb plot in 2001, added: «If we forgot the causes that motivated these acts, we might…think the state is right when (...)

Domingo 24 de octubre de 2010
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 477

Mexico: two Oaxaca activists murdered

The Cerezo Mexico Committee Human Rights Organization, [...] called the killing part of a government «[s]trategy that was designed as a form of containing, dividing and annihilating the social movement.» The use of what appeared to be professional killers with silencers on a motorcycle—the «same modus operandi as that of the Colombian paramilitaries»—«shows us an advance in the degree of sophistication in paramilitary activity in México,»

Jueves 21 de octubre de 2010
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 273

Letter to Digna Ochoa y Plácido on the 9th Anniversary of her Death

You were a human rights defender with an attitude of commitment with many people and social organizations. You took on their legal cases and denounced violations of their human rights, just as you did with our case and for that we thank you infinitely.
For your bravery you were put on the (...)

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