Independent probe into Mexico's missing 43 slams government interferenceComments
Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of Mexico City to demand the government implement the recommendations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
Experts leave #Mexico 'sad' after not finding 43 missing students https://t.co/vqYp7Avnq6pic.twitter.com/o6VbAVLum4— Gulf Daily News (
GDNonline) <a href="https://twitter.com/GDNonline/status/725259493634936833">April 27, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b> </b> The body looked into the disappearance "43 Mexican college students":https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Iguala_mass_kidnapping in September 2014. <b> </b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Torture allegations stir controversy for Mexico's missing 43 students - <a href="https://t.co/k0jcfAPMB2">https://t.co/k0jcfAPMB2</a> <a href="https://t.co/nmoyCmLaFC">pic.twitter.com/nmoyCmLaFC</a></p>— Breaking911 (Breaking911) April 26, 2016
The report intimated that the mystery of
the students disappearance may never be solved.
43 Mexican students missing since 2014 suffered a night of ‘terror,’ investigators say: https://t.co/VPho3flRaEpic.twitter.com/JEvU2LaHLG— New York Times World (
nytimesworld) <a href="https://twitter.com/nytimesworld/status/724462513274925057">April 25, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b> </b> It condemned the Mexican state for obstructing the investigation and slammed the governments own version of events. <b> </b> Felipe de la Cruz is a spokesperson for the families of the missing 43: "The world is disgusted by the inaction and that's why we continue in the search and demand an extensive investigation and for President Enrique Pena Nieto to fulfill his promises to us." <b> </b> Carmen Mendoza is the mother of a missing student: "The arrival of the independent investigation team has been very important us. Truly, we are very angry that the government tried to kick them out of the country. I mean, the government was in a hurry for the body to leave because they have discovered many things the investigation covered up." <b> </b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Has Mexico sabotaged its own investigation of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa students? <a href="https://t.co/a7dJwxiEIS">https://t.co/a7dJwxiEIS</a> <a href="https://t.co/5HLiZLmuSv">pic.twitter.com/5HLiZLmuSv</a></p>— The New Yorker (NewYorker) April 23, 2016
The students in Guerrero state just south of Mexico City were heading to a demonstration when they were intercepted by police and shot at; 43 were rounded up and have never been seen since.
A Witness Places Mexican Federal Police at the Kidnapping of the 43 Missing Students https://t.co/rWFwHg7J1Gpic.twitter.com/w0ESwrhUxj— dailymusicnews (@musicnews_daily) April 15, 2016
The UN has now stepped in with Rupert Colville, from the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights saying “we are concerned about the many obstacles reported by the experts,” Including the chance to follow other lines of investigation including the possible role of the army in the case.