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Mexico: Further information on Fear for safety / death threats: Digna Ochoa y Plácido, members of the PRODH

, Index number: AMR 41/036/2001

Digna Ochoa y Plácido has been shot dead. Her body was found on 19 October a legal office in the centre of Mexico City. The killers left a death threat warning other human rights defenders from the Centro de Derechos Humanos "Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez" (PRODH), Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez Human Rights Centre, that they would meet a similar fate, if they continued their human rights work. At particular risk are human rights lawyers Pilar Noriega and Bárbara Zamora.

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