WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
11 May 2009 | News

Ending Impunity in Atenco: International Human Rights NGO’s Publish Statement in Universal

WOLA joined over 20 international human rights organizations in adhering to a statement published in the Mexican newspaper El Universal on May 11 calling for Mexican President Calderon to put an end to impunity for human rights abuses, including sexual assault, committed by police against 26 women during May 2006 protests in San Salvador Atenco and Texcoco in the state of Mexico.  

Click here for the full text of the statement. (available only in Spanish).

For more information on the campaign sponsored by Amnesty International- Mexico and the Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez Human Rights Center to bring justice to the women abused in Atenco, please visit: www.alzatuvoz.org