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News :: Human Rights
INt. Campaign for Digna Ochoa
by Fernando Ruiz Canales
Email: derechosmexico (nospam) hotmail.com
11 Dec 2004
Digna Ochoa a human rights defender from Mexico was killed on 19th october 2001, the official findings indicated that she committed suicide.
Law and Human Rights Council (Consejo para la Ley y los Derechos Humanos) non governmental organization publicated on 15th november 2004 a special report about the murder of the human rights defender Digna Ochoa, after realize an independent investigation about this case.
This report indicated that the official investigation was realized without respect of local laws and human rights of the victim and her family and possibly the criminal investigations were realized with manipulations acts.
Law and Human Rights Council started a complaint on the Human Rights Commission of Mexico City, who is the official institution for protection of civil rights,
and request 11 actions to prove that the murder of Digna Ochoa wasn´t suicide.
The actions request the opinion of independent specialists on criminal investigations who can make a report invested with a trust results.
Send appels to arrive as quickly as possible in Spanish or your own languague.
Expressing concern for the official results of the Digna Ochoa case.
Urgin the authorities to apply the 11 actions requested to the Human Rights Commission of Mexico City by the Law and Human Rights Council.
Head of Government of Federal District
Lic. Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Jefe de Gobierno del Distrito Federal
Plaza de la Constitución esq. Pino Suárez
Piso 1 Col. Centro 06068, Mexico D.F.
Faxes (+5255) 5521.0028
Saludation: Señor Jefe de Gobierno
Human Rights Commission of Federal District
Mtro. Emilio Alvarez Icaza
Presidente de la Comisión de Derechos Humanos
del Distrito Federal
Av. hapultepec 49, Col., Centro 06040, México D.F.
Saludation: Señor Presidente
Law and Human Rights Council
Cerro de la Estrella 150-301
C.P.04200, México D.F.
E-MAIL: derechosmexico (at) hotmail.com
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