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Mexico: Further information on fear for safety/medical concern/fair trial

, Index number: AMR 41/025/2006

Damián Camacho (m) and Pedro Alvarado Delgado (m) [human rights defenders] and at least 23 women in addition to Members of Frente de Pueblos Unidos en Defensa de la Tierra (FPDT), United Front for the Defence of the Land and detained street flower sellers. Amnesty International has received reports of serious human rights violations against people that were detained during the violent confrontations that took place in the town of San Salvador Atenco, municipality of Texcoco, State of Mexico on 4 May. According to reports, at least 23 women were sexually abused by state and federal police while in detention.

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