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31st session of the Universal Periodic Review; 3rd cycle

 During its previous UPR review in 2013, Mexico accepted recommendations to address a range of chronic human rights problems. This submission focuses on Mexico’s implementation of recommendations related to the prohibitions on torture,…
A protester holds up a sign – "We are missing 43!" – with relatives of the 43 missing students from a teacher’s college in Ayotzinapa during a march in Mexico City. © 2016  Henry Romero/Reuters

During its Consideration of the Fifth Periodic Report of Mexico

Thank you. In its fifth periodic report, the Human Rights Committee raised important issues for Mexico to address regarding the use of the armed forces to confront organized crime, as it impacts the rights enshrined in the International Covenant on…
Today’s decision by the U.N. Commission on Human Rights to appoint an independent expert on counterterrorism and human rights will help ensure greater rights protection in the global fight against terrorism, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights…
(Geneva) - This year's session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights has proved even more disappointing than last year, Human Rights Watch said on the last day of the six-week meeting in Geneva.     An "abusers club" of governments hostile to…