August 18, 2015

Mexico: Investigate to Determine the Whereabouts of Artemio Duarte Martínez (UA 182/15)




Artemio Duarte Martínez, one of 25 police officers tortured in Tijuana in 2009, has gone missing after receiving harassment and threats for denouncing the torture he suffered. The authorities must immediately establish his whereabouts and protect his family, his lawyers and all other victims of the same case.
Please write immediately in Spanish or your own language:
  • Calling on the authorities to launch an immediate search for Artemio Duarte Martínez and establish his whereabouts;
  • Urging them to carry out an immediate, impartial and independent investigation into this incident and bring anyone found responsible to justice;
  • Urging them to take all necessary measures to protect his family, and the other torture survivors in this case.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.


3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact! 
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with "UA 182/15" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent, 
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.