Newsletter
“The Policy of Human Rights in Mexico”

THE SENATE APPROVES THE WITHDRAWAL OF RESERVATIONS
TO INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS INSTRUMENTS

On 4 February 2014, the Senate of the Republic approved the withdrawal of a reservation to article IX of the Inter-American Convention on Forced Disappearance of Persons, which states that the alleged perpetrators of the acts constituting forced disappearance of persons may only be tried by the competent ordinary jurisdictions in each state, excluding any special tribunal, in particular military1.




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