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Mexico: UN recommendations to stop enforced disappearances face official contempt

, Index number: AMR 41/0008/2015

The UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances (CED), in its conclusive report on Mexico, determined that disappearances are widespread in the country, and urged the government to take measures to prevent them and to solve the pending cases. The CED also, provided specific recommendations to the government. Shockingly, just hours after the CED published its conclusions and recommendations, the Mexican government disregard them as “not contributing additional elements” (no aportan elementos adicionales) to address the problem.

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