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Martes 30 de agosto de 2016
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 76

«I want my husband back, and I want him alive»

By Sebastiana Pérez Hernández
Sebastiana has a sad look on her eyes.
For more than five months, she has been demanding the Mexican authorities find her husband Fidencio Gómez Sántiz. She wants him back, and alive. So far, her demands have been met with silence.
Sebastiana Pérez Hernández is a (...)

Sábado 27 de agosto de 2016
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 206

Mexico, a Democracy Where People Disappear at the Hands of the State

The Cerezo Committee is the leading Mexican organisation in the documentation of politically motivated or other forced disappearances.
By Daniela Pastrana
This article is part of IPS coverage of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, celebrated Aug. 30
MEXICO CITY, (...)

Jueves 24 de marzo de 2016
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 606

Mexico: Too Close to the US?

On another day, we met with Comite Cerezo at UNAM. The committee works with victims (including relatives) of arbitrary detention, extrajudicial killing and forced disappearance
By Ed Kinane and Ann Tiffany, Speakout | Op-Ed
This past November, during its 25th annual convergence at Fort (...)

Jueves 24 de marzo de 2016
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 378

Urgent Action: Enforced disappearance of Fidencio Gómez Sántiz (indigenous member of Frente Nacional de Lucha por el Socialismo, FNLS) in Ocosingo, Chiapas

Urgent Action: Enforced disappearance of Fidencio Gómez Sántiz (indigenous member of Frente Nacional de Lucha por el Socialismo, FNLS) in Ocosingo, Chiapas
AU-02-Chiapas / FNLS-23 / March / 2016 Mexico City, March 23, 2016
Lic. Enrique Peña Nieto President of Mexico Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong (...)

Miércoles 18 de noviembre de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 131

Mexico: Security concern for members of the National Front for Socialism

On 16 November 2015, the National Front for Socialism initiated a second round of activities in Mexico City to denounce the situation faced by indigenous human rights defenders in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico.
During a campaign launched the previous week, human rights defenders Matías (...)

Sábado 7 de noviembre de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 554

URGENT ACTION: Attempted extrajudicial killing in Mexico City of Matias Flores, indigenous Nahuatl of Human Rights Committee of the Huasteca and Eastern Sierra (CODHHSO en espanol); Jesus Hernandez Reyes and Rubicel Hernandez Garcia, indigenous Nahuatl, members of the National Socialist Front (FNLS en espanol) for denouncing the extrajudicial killing in Chiapas of Hector Santiz Lopez.

AU-06-DF/-FNLS—07/november/2015
URGENT ACTION: Attempted extrajudicial killing in Mexico City of Matias Flores, indigenous Nahuatl of Human Rights Committee of the Huasteca and Eastern Sierra (CODHHSO en espanol); Jesus Hernandez Reyes and Rubicel Hernandez Garcia, indigenous Nahuatl, members (...)

Viernes 25 de septiembre de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 247

Forced Disappearance, a Cancer Eating Away at Mexico

Héctor Cerezo of the Cerezo Committee said the disappearance of the teachers college students from Ayotzinapa occurred in the context of this strategy of social control.
By Daniela Pastrana
IGUALA, Mexico, Sep 24 2015 (IPS) - The soup kitchen of the San Gerardo parish in the southwestern (...)

Lunes 14 de septiembre de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 1376

#Join Add your signature to support legislation for a General Law to Prevent, Investigate, Punish, and Redress the Enforced Disappearance of Persons and the Disappearance of Persons Committed by Private Citizens.

September 8, 2015
#Join (Hashtag in Spanish: #Súmate) the National and International Signature Campaign to support the proposed General Law to Prevent, Investigate, Punish, and Redress the Enforced Disappearance of Persons and the Disappearance of Persons Committed by Private Citizens. This (...)

Viernes 14 de agosto de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 537

«Our wish is that the US see us as equals:» A Q&A with Comité Cerezo (Mexico)

1. 21 years after NAFTA went into effect, neoliberalism is still making inroads (is alive and well) in Mexico. Over the last year or so, structural reforms were passed, which largely favor corporate interests and privatization of public goods. During that same time, torture, forced (...)

Sábado 30 de mayo de 2015
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 1674

Positioning on the need to legislate a General Law on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Forced Disappearance of Persons by the National Campaign Against Forced Disappearance

Mexico City May 30th, 2015
As members of the National Campaign Against Forced Disappearances in Mexico, drivers from four years of the necessity of a general law against forced disappearance ago, we externalize our positioning around the initiatives presented by various political parties in (...)

Miércoles 3 de diciembre de 2014
por  Comité Cerezo México
popularidad : 1% Visitas : 5085

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 : 1% Visitas : 3879

#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 : 587

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 : 7203

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 : 271

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 : 655

«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 : 277

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 : 2% Visitas : 7657

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 : 497

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 : 1031

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 : 216

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 : 147

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 : 465

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 : 554

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 : 477

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 : 149

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 : 309

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 : 1923

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. (...)

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