TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Communities at Risk, Detention and Imprisonment, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Fair Trials, Housing and Forced Eviction, Human Rights Defenders • Americas, Mexico •
Good News! – Mexico: Indigenous leaders Mario Luna and Fernando Jiménez Released (UA 230/14)
Indigenous Yaqui leaders Mario Luna and Fernando Jiménez have been released after a judge decided that evidence against them was lacking. They spent a year in preventive detention. Amnesty International actively campaigned with them since their arrest.