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The widower of a human rights defender killed in 2010 has received information concerning plans to take his life. The threats follow a series of intimidating acts directed at him and others that are calling for the investigation of the murder.


The Project Advisory Group of the Corporate Capture Project met in Mexico City

Report from MiningWatch Canada and the United Steelworkers concludes that Canadian diplomats in Mexico were complicit in Toronto-based Excellon Resources Inc.’s efforts to avoid redressing a violated land use contract

The ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group organized a meeting to develop strategies for the new UN process to establish a treaty to regulate corporate violations of human rights

ProDESC is pleased to announce that communal landowners of La Sierrita are exempt from rent payment

As reported earlier, from 11-13 November 2014, 25 women, activists and leaders in human rights across Latin America, gathered in Mexico City to participate in the workshop ‘Exchanging experiences and strategies in...

On December 20, 2012, three patients of the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases “Ismael Cosío Villegas” (INER) brought the indirect amparo action 1669/2012 against various authorities held responsible, including  the National Commission of Social Protection in Health, the Technical Committee of the Trust for the System of Social Protection in Health and the National Institute of Respiratory Diseases “Ismael Cosío Villegas” (INER), for the failure of said authorities to take all necessary measures to guarantee and implement the patients’ right to the enjoyment of the highest attainabl

More than 20 women's rights advocates from Latin America exchanged experiences and strategies in Mexico

ProDESC and PODER were part of an observation mission that has reported violations to the right to consultation