AMERICA/MEXICO - Torture, rape and disappearances for a total of 48,300 missing persons
Mexico City (Agenzia Fides) - According to the latest data released by the National Commission of Human Rights, in Mexico, in the period from 2005 to 2012, 48,300 people disappeared, there were also a total of 48,750 violent murders. Of all the reports of people missing: 24,091 have disappeared; 15,921 have not been identified and 726 are victims of forced or involuntary disappearances. The statistics of the2013 National Human Rights Agenda report that 2011 was the most violent year with 10,696 murders. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 17/04/2013)
- 2014-08-20 - The number of migrants who are victims of human trafficking increases
- 2014-08-12 - Organ trafficking and sexual exploitation: about 45,000 children and young people missing and abducted
- 2014-08-05 - The State of Tabasco extends medical assistance to migrants; the satisfaction of the Bishop
- 2014-07-31 - The Bishops: "Family Reunification for immigrant children"
- 2014-07-31 - Major epidemiological control towards the chikungunya virus
- 2014-07-30 - Prisons become "universities of crime": the Church insists on re-education
- 2014-07-28 - Over five thousand people march for peace and for life
- 2014-07-15 - The solution to the problem of emigration passes through cultural and social conversion
- 2014-07-15 - Bishop Aguilar’s appeal : "Migrant children are not intruders or invaders"
- 2014-07-14 - Cardinal Parolin, Vatican's Secretary of State, in Mexico for the emergency regarding emigration