06/21/2018

Urgent Action: Disappearances Insufficiently Investigated (Mexico: UA 120.18)


From February to May 2018 at least 33 people were reported disappeared in Nuevo Laredo, northern Mexico. Authorities have been losing crucial time to investigate and family members are being left without adequate protection.

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From February to May 2018 at least 33 people were reported disappeared in Nuevo Laredo, northern Mexico. Authorities have been losing crucial time to investigate and family members are being left without adequate protection.

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

  • Calling on authorities to urgently and rapidly investigate the disappearances and executions reported in recent months, giving priority to the search for the disappeared as well as the examination of evidence and field-based work.
  • Ensuring protection for family members who request surveillance or other security measures, and public support for the human rights defenders involved in these cases.
  • Calling on the Mexican Navy to fully cooperate with all investigations and provide detailed information on their operations in recent months in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.

Contact these two officials by 1 August, 2018:

Acting Federal Attorney General
Alberto Elías Beltrán
Procurador General Interino
Rio Amazonas 43 Col. Cuauhtémoc,
C.P. 06500. Ciudad de México, México
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @AlbertoEBeltran
Salutation: Dear Attorney General

Ambassador Gerónimo Gutiérrez,
Embassy of Mexico
1911 Pennsylvania Ave. NW,

Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202 728 1600
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @GERONIMO__GF
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 120.18
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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