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The Inter-American Commission’s request to the Mexican Government

21.03.2013

Source: Mexican NGOs: IJPP, Founded together with the Human Rights Commission of DF

The Inter-American Commission for Human Rights asked the Mexican Government to put an end to the practice of presenting detained persons, presumed innocents, to the mass media. This practice is “inadmissible and violates the human dignity” said Commissioner Rodrigo Escobar. Video of the hearing, in Spanish.

  • Geographical area: Latin America and the Caribbean