International Day of the Disappeared

In the last week, the families have achieved two important goals in their struggle to find their missing ones. The first one is the Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s request to the Senate to approve the competence of United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights to find the victims of disappearance as individual cases. This request by the families was constantly requested in previous presidential administrations, but this was rejected. The second achievement is the elaboration of a General Protocol for the Search of the Disappeared by the families of the Disappeared and Human Rights Organizations. This protocol has been sent to the Executive and the Legislative for prompt implementation as part of the main policies to search for the disappeared.

This is the press conference by the collective of the Movement for Our Disappeared in Mexico in the context of the International Day of the Disappeared.

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Press conference Day of the Disappeared

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