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Summary When Cecilia P., a 36-year-old woman from Venezuela, arrived in the Mexican town of Nogales in November 2019 with her 13-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son, she went to the border crossing to the United States and tried to apply for asylum. She…
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Summary When I go to school on the bus, I ask to use a diaper because I cannot hold the urge to urinate. My mother says that if I wet my clothes, she will punish me and not allow me to go to school, the only place I go besides home. I really don’t know…
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 Every day I fear for my safety living in this country because of my sexual orientation. I am alive but if anyone ever find out and wanted to find out, they can kill me …I am an easy target for anything.
 —Peter, Dominica,…
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 United States immigration authorities routinely detain men, women, and children, including infants, in frigid holding cells, sometimes for days, when they are taken into custody at or near the US border with Mexico. Migrants and…
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Summary Gang violence has plagued Central America’s “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras for more than a decade. Children are particularly targeted by gangs in these three countries. In Honduras, for example, over 400…
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 Care When There Is No Cure
 Ensuring the Right to Palliative Care in Mexico
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 Map: States Where Human Rights Watch Documented Disappearances
 
 
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 Uniform Impunity 
 Mexico's Misuse of Military
 Justice to Prosecute Abuses in Counternarcotics and Public Security Operations
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 Note on Methodology
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 Mexico's National Human Rights
 Commission
 A Critical
 Assessment
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 Remedies
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 Publicity
 Collaboration
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 To the CNDH…
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 I. Summary and Recommendations
 Mexico's
 2000 presidential election was a decisive turning point in the country's
 transition to democracy.The victory of
 Vicente Fox, an opposition candidate, marked the end of seven decades of one-…
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 The Second Assault
 Obstructing
 Access to Legal Abortion after Rape in Mexico
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July 2003Volume 15, No. 4 (B) Mexico Justice
 in Jeopardy: Why Mexico's First Real Effort To
 Address Past Abuses Risks Becoming Its Latest
 Failure I. SUMMARY.. II.BACKGROUND.. History of Abuses Mexico's Obligations Under International…
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 Over the past decade Mexico has increasingly relied on its army to police its countryside-combating insurgent groups in the mid-1990s and waging war on the illegal drug trade in recent years.  Unfortunately, the Mexican government…
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On the eve of the Quebec summit of Western hemisphere leaders, Human Rights Watch called for the creation of an independent oversight agency to spur remedial action for workers' rights violations."Trading Away Rights: The Unfulfilled Promise of NAFTA's…