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Mexico: "Disappearance" / Impunity - Jesús Piedra Ibarra and over 400 others who "disappeared" during the 1970s and 1980s

, Index number: AMR 41/018/2000

Medical student Jesús Piedra Ibarra, a member of the Liga Comunista 23 de Septiembre - 23 September Communist League - "disappeared" 25 years ago today, reportedly abducted by members of the Policía Judicial del Estado (PJE), State Judicial Police, in Monterrey, Nuevo León state. He is one of over 400 people who "disappeared" at the hands of the state, mainly in the 1970s and 1980s. The Mexican authorities have yet to establish their fate or prosecute those responsible.

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