12/19/2018

Urgent Action: Bill to Give Armed Forces Control of Security (Mexico: UA 212.18)


Mexican legislators could pass a bill for a constitutional reform that would broaden the powers of the armed forces providing them wider policing authority and permission to remain on the streets of Mexico permanently. The bill is tabled for voting in the chamber of deputies.

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Mexican legislators could pass a bill for a constitutional reform that would broaden the powers of the armed forces providing them wider policing authority and permission to remain on the streets of Mexico permanently. The bill is tabled for voting in the chamber of deputies.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Urging them to reject the Constitutional Reform that would amend thirteen articles of the Constitution to create the “National Guard”.

Contact these two officials by 30 January, 2019:

President of the Board of Directors – Chamber of Deputies
Dip. Porfirio Muñoz Ledo
Av. Congreso de la Unión 66Col El Parque,
Del. VenustianoCarranza C.P. 15969,
Ciudad de México, México
[email protected]
Salutation: Dear Deputy/Estimado Diputado

Ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez, Embassy of Mexico
1911 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20006
Phone: 202 728 1600
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @EmbamexEUA @GERONIMO__GF
Facebook: EmbamexEUA
Instagram: @embamexeua
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 212.18
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