Topic: Mexican National Human Rights Commission
Mexicans traditionally visit the graves of dead relatives on the Day of the Dead, but it's a difficult time for the families of the thousands of Mexicans who have disappeared amid Mexico's drug violence.
A bishop is among those alleging human rights abuses by state, but the church stands behind President Calderón's military-led crackdown on the Mexico drug war.
Thousands of people have disappeared without a trace amid the ongoing drug war in Mexico. Their families are now demanding action from the Mexican government.
09/21/2011 03:17 pm
The murder of Mexican crime journalist Miguel Angel Lopez Velasco and his family in Veracruz is just the latest in a rash of violence against reporters in Mexico this month.
06/21/2011 11:21 am
Urging Mexico to strive for a better health care system could relieve the burden on US taxpayers.
11/19/2009 12:00 am
The US should withhold key counternarcotics funds from Mexico until progress is made, argue several human rights organizations in the US and Mexico.
07/20/2009 01:00 am
Freedom of press is under siege in Mexico. Calls grow for a new law to make such attacks on the media a federal crime.
01/08/2009 12:00 am
The US Senate votes this week on a $465 million aid package that includes oversight of Mexico's military and courts.
06/24/2008 01:00 am