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Protesters knock down door of Mexico’s presidential palace

Mexico City, Mexico Reuters A group protesting the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico in 2014 knocked down a door to the country’s presidential palace, video from local television stations showed on Wednesday morning. The protesters rammed down the door using a white pickup truck from Mexico’s state electrical company, videos showed, while President Andres […]

Mexican armed forces were complicit in students’ disappearance, new report finds

Carlos Martin Beristain and Angela Buitrago, members of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts, attend the last press conference on the 43 missing students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College, in Mexico City, Mexico, on 25th July, 2023.

Mexico City, MexicoReuters Mexican security forces were complicit in the 2014 abduction of 43 student teachers and concealed documents which showed where some of them were taken, according to a new report by an independent panel of international experts presented on Tuesday.  Carlos Martin Beristain and Angela Buitrago, members of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent […]

Mexican probe into missing students beset by delays and failure, watchdog says

Relatives of missing students hold posters with their images as they arrive for a mass to mark the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa College Raul Isidro Burgos students in the state of Guerrero, at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico, on 26th December, 2022.

Mexico City Reuters Mexican authorities have failed to carry out all arrests ordered by prosecutors over the 2014 disappearance of 43 students and the military has denied access to important information, a rights group said on Friday, expressing concern over continued delays in the investigation. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in 2018 vowing […]

Mexico’s ex top prosecutor arrested on disappearance charges in missing students case

Mexico Jesus Murillo 2014

Mexico City, MexicoReuters Mexican former Attorney General Jesus Murillo has been arrested on charges of forced disappearance, torture and obstruction of justice in the 2014 disappearance of 43 students, Mexican officials said on Friday. The attorney general’s office said in a statement that federal police carried out an arrest warrant issued by a Mexico City […]

Mexican armed forces knew about attack on 43 students, report says

Mexico student relatives

Mexico City, MexicoReuters Mexico’s armed forces knew that 43 student teachers who disappeared in 2014 were being kidnapped by criminals, then hid evidence that could have helped locate them, according to a report released Monday by special investigation. Evidence obtained by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI), an independent panel tasked with investigating the […]