CIDH: the 43 disappeared were not incinerated in Cocula (En Cocula no se incineró a los 43 desparecidos: CIDH)


Publish Date:
November 10, 2016
  • Román, José Antonio,
  • Martínez, Fabiola
La Jornada
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On September 26, 2014 in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, 43 students disappeared. An independent, interdisciplinary group of experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (of which SHRC Director Jim Cavallaro is President) found numerous flaws and contradictions in the investigation that the Mexican state initiated. On November 10, 2016, the Inter-American Commission announced the plan of work for the follow-up mechanism to uncover the truth about what happened to the missing students.

El presidente de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH), James Cavallaro, exhortó a “cambiar la narrativa” de que los 43 estudiantes desaparecidos fueron incinerados en el basurero de Cocula.

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