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Weekly Report - 10 September 2015 (WR-15-36)

MEXICO: Another turn in the Iguala story

Mexico’s single highest profile criminal investigation – into the abduction and presumed murder of 43 student teachers in Iguala, Guerrero state, on 26 September 2014 – may have been fundamentally flawed. A group of international experts monitoring the case for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) this week presented a report which demolishes some of the key findings of the Mexican attorney general’s office (PGR). The political repercussions could be wide-ranging. At the very least they are a source of serious embarrassment for the federal government led by President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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