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Mexico sought 16 more military arrests over 43 missing students, president says

A relative holds a banner with an image of a missing student from Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College during a march to demand justice for her loved ones, in Mexico City, Mexico, on 26th July, 2023.

Mexico City, Mexico Reuters Mexican prosecutors earlier this year requested more arrests of military officials as part of an investigation of the 2014 disappearance of 43 student teachers, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday. Sixteen new arrest warrants were sought in May by the Attorney General’s office, Lopez Obrador said during a regular […]

Mexico calls disappearance of 43 students a ‘state crime’

Mexico missing students

Mexico CityReuters Mexican officials on Thursday called the 2014 disappearance of 43 students a state crime that was covered up by the government, in another damning assessment of the previous administration’s actions regarding one of Mexico’s worst human rights atrocities. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged to reveal what happened to the students, who […]