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)
- 2014-10-30 - The families of the students who disappeared will be received by the President, Pope Francis asks for prayers
- 2014-10-27 - Living Rosary: 30 thousand faithful pray for drug traffickers and organized crime
- 2014-10-24 - Appeal and prayers for the students kidnapped: "Let them come back alive"
- 2014-10-21 - When you do not respect the right of even one person, it jeopardizes the right of all
- 2014-10-21 - 2000 children have been killed or maimed between 2006 and 2014
- 2014-10-15 - "Never accept violence as a solution", warns Mgr. Lona Reyes who proposes a prayer campaign
- 2014-10-14 - Bishops on the Iguala case: "clarify what happened, the truth is the path to justice"
- 2014-10-10 - The tragedy of Iguala and its consequences: a letter from the Archbishop of Acapulco
- 2014-10-09 - Corrupt policemen and climate of mistrust, the Bishop of La Paz denounces the silence of the authorities
- 2014-09-29 - Prevention and relief centers: the Church committed against addiction