Mexico Human Rights Case Brings Drug War to International Court

11/29/16 InSight Crime

16755068770_143d2d4146_oAn international human rights court will see its first case of a forced disappearance related to the so-called “drug war” in Mexico, exerting pressure on a country that continues to call on its military to combat crime despite the poor human rights record associated with this strategy.

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has submitted a case of forced disappearance at the hands of Mexico‘s armed forces to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights after determining that the Mexican government had not done enough to fulfill the commission’s recommendations regarding the crime.

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