National: Mexican Government and IACHR Agree Continuity of IGIE 

@Octavio Gomez

Days before the seventh anniversary of the forced disappearance of 43 student teachers in Iguala, the government of Mexico and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) agreed to continue the technical collaboration aimed at locating the Ayotzinapa students who disappeared in 2014, maintaining the validity of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE) “until results are obtained.”

Commissioner Arosemena de Troitiño, recognized the political good will of the government, with the creation of the Presidential Commission for Truth and Access to Justice in the Ayotzinapa case. For his part, Undersecretary Alejandro Encinas, highlighted that the President’s commitment to maintain the IGIE participation during this process. Also present at the meeting were the Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE), Martha Delgado, and the head of the Special Unit for Investigation and Litigation of the Ayotzinapa Case, Omar Gomez Trejo.

For more information in Spanish:

México y la CIDH acuerdan mantener mandato del GIEI en caso Ayotzinapa(Proceso, 06 de septiembre de 2021)

SG y CIDH acuerdan continuidad al GIEI para caso Ayotzinapa (La Jornada, 07 de septiembre de 2021)

Gobierno federal acuerda dar continuidad a trabajos del GIEI en caso Ayotzinapa (Milenio, 06 de septiembre de 2021)

For more information from SIPAZ:

Guerrero/National: Key Piece of Investigation Lost with Murder of Criminal Leader in Ayotzinapa Case (August 6, 2021)

Guerrero/National: Mario Casarrubias, Co-founder of Guerreros Unidos, Linked to Ayotzinapa Case, Dies from COVID-19 (July 29, 2021)

Guerrero: Former Commander of Ministerial Police Linked to Ayotzinapa Case Murdered (June 17, 2021)

National/International: Mexico and IACHR Formalize Reinstallation of IGIE for Ayotzinapa Case(May 11, 2020)

Guerrero: The PGR Denies Concealing Information from the IGIE in Ayotzinapa Case (January 28, 2017)

International: IGIE Presents Second Report on Ayotzinapa in the European Parliament (October 8, 2016)

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