The number of missing people exceeds 106 thousand; Alejandro Encinas, the Undersecretary of Human Rights, considered that “it was urgent to recognize that the crisis of the disappeared is part of the most painful legacy that this government received.” 

By Redacción Animal Político / October 27, 2022

With 106,837 missing people, Mexico’s government announced a new “life” geenral search program. Alejandro Encinas, Undersecretary of Human Rights, considered that “it was urgent to recognize that the crsis of disappeared people is part of the most painful legacy that this government received.” The State failed to search for people and protect human rights,” he said. In addition, the Undersecretary mentioned that “although the number of missin people continues to grow, the number of people located is already higher.

However, Encinas stressed that from February 8, 2019, to October 24, 2022, 3,356 search activities were carried out in 28 entities and 404 municipalities. In Mexico, the states with the highest number of disappeared are Jalisco (12,719), Tamaulipas (9,561), and the State of Mexico (6,536).

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