On Dec. 7, Mexican organizations in defense of migrants’ rights held a press conference announcing their opposition to an agreement with the Trump administration, such as “Third Safe Country” or “Remain in Mexico” being negotiated between the two governments, in an Open Letter to the Mexican government. On Dec. 20, Donald Trump announced a plan to deport asylum-seekers who entered the United States through Mexico to await decisions in their cases on Mexican soil. The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador accepted the plan, which is essentially the “Remain in Mexico” agreement referred to in this Letter.
Academics and Civic Leaders Call on U.S. Congress to Ensure Neutrality and Support for Democratic Norms in Mexican Elections
May 3, 2018 Dear Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives, On July 1, Mexicans will go to the polls to elect a new president, both houses of Congress, and thousands of local…
URGENT ACTION SIGN ON: As organizations in defense of human rights and democracy, we urgently call on the Honduran government to respect the vote and provide full transparency, credibility and legitimacy in all aspects of the vote count and elections results.
Some fifty major Honduran human rights organizations wrote a letter to the New York Times expressing their conviction that US aid is perpetuating violations of human rights in their country.
We, the undersigned organizations working in the fields of human rights, Latin American solidarity, immigrant rights, women’s rights and fair foreign policy, call for humanitarian protection for Central American migrants through administratively-granted relief and for an immediate halt to the raids.
Five years after the creation of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders, in the face of violence and the human rights crisis in Mexico
The signatory organizations address The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to provide information, as a result of their research, documentation and accompaniment of cases, that show the widespread, and in some cases systematic, violations of human rights committed in Mexico.
We are a group of social scientists with decades of research experience with the very populations targeted in Biden’s plan. We are painfully aware that Central America’s rural and urban poor need support. But Biden’s package is guaranteed to deepen—not alleviate—the problems faced by Central America’s poor majority.
A new report based on internal documents concludes that Canadian diplomats in Mexico were complicit in Toronto-based Excellon Resources Inc.’s efforts to avoid redressing a violated land use contract and poor working conditions, and supported repression against a peaceful protest.
We, plaintiffs and supporters of the Sepur Zarco case for justice for sexual slavery, take up the political cause that gave rise to this commemoration. Today, more than ever, we women remember, we reclaim our history and we affirm that we will not turn back. Today more than ever: No to Oblivion. No to Silence. No to Impunity.