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Briefing on EU-Mexico Human Rights Dialogue

By 21 marzo, 2014 Sin Comentarios

Joint-Statement-MexicoAhead of the EU-Mexico Human Rights Dialogue, which took place in Brussels on the 18th of March, Protection International together with PBI (Peace Brigades International), CIFCA (Iniciativa de Copenhague para Centroamérica y México) and Front Line Defenders submitted a joint briefing, reporting that HRDs in Mexico continue to suffer attacks, threats, harassment and murders. The four signatory organizations have identified deficiencies in the implementation of the National Protection Mechanism for Human Rights Defenders and Journalists, and recommended some changes. At the end of the EU-Mexico Human Rights Dialogue, the Mexican government acknowledged the petitions submitted by the Civil Society Organisations – who will be closely monitoring the progress made by the government in delivering the promised changes.

To read joint briefing on the situation of human rights defenders in view of EU-Mexico Human Rights Dialogue click here

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