Mexico: Further information: Indigenous rights activist facing unfair trial: Maximino García Catarino
On 15 March 2012, the case of Maximino García Catarino will go to a Mexican appeal court to challenge his committal to trial on a charge of murder. He is a human rights defender belonging to the Na Savi Indigenous people. His detention and prosecution may be politically motivated and he is at risk of an unfair trial.
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