Oaxaca / National: Assault on teacher Damian Gallardo in a prison of Jalisco

Demostration of teachers from Oaxaca (@Sección XX)

Demostration of teachers from Oaxaca (@Sección XX)

The Mexican League for the Defense of Human Rights (LIMEDDH), reported that on May 26, the teacher Damian Gallardo Martinez, was attacked in the jail in Salto, Jalisco, where he is imprisoned having been accused of kidnapping the children of a Oaxacan entrepreneur. A criminal complaint was presented to investigate the facts, since his relatives fear he might be victimized by a new assault. Martínez Gallardo’s defense asked the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) to issue precautionary measures to ensure his physical and psychological integrity.

For more information (in Spanish):

Acusa Limeddh que Gallardo es hostigado aún estando preso (Enfoque Oaxaca, 5 de junio de 2014)

LIMEDDH denuncia que Damián Gallardo fue atacado en el penal del Salto, Jalisco (NSS Oaxaca, 5 de junio de 2014)

Piden a CNDH medidas cautelares para Damián Gallardo (Quadratín Oaxaca, 5 de junio de 2014)

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