Despite the fact that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has assured that “hugs, not bullets” is his government’s security policy, Human Rights Watch (HRW) expressed concern about the high levels of violence and impunity that currently prevail in Mexico.
CNDH denounced that Migration of Mexico violated the law in an accident involving migrants in Chiapas
On December 9, 2021, a trailer carrying migrants collided with a wall, killing 57 people.
And it is that in its “World Report 2023: Trends of rights in Mexico”, the non-governmental human rights organization pointed out that under the AMLO mandate, 28 homicides are registered in the country for every 100,000 inhabitants, which represents a record historical.
He even stressed that close to 90% of crimes are not reported, a third of those reported are never investigated and only 16% of those that are investigated are resolved in pre-trial agreements or in court, according to data taken from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).
“The authorities clarified just over 1% of all crimes committed in 2021”
He specified that the most serious cases are those of disappearances, with more than 36,000 disappeared during the term of López Obrador, who came to power since December 2018. It is worth mentioning that these cases are very rarely investigated.
AMLO sent his “condolences and solidarity” with the victims of the Metro crash
“I regret the accident in the Mexico City Metro,” said the president, who stressed that city officials attended to the emergency
The report also highlighted that Mexico is one of the “most dangerous countries in the world for journalists and human rights defenders.”
“While authorities often attribute this violence to criminal cartels, most crimes go uninvestigated and those responsible are never identified or prosecuted”
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