Abuses Of The Human Rights

1419 Words Nov 17th, 2014 6 Pages
1.0 INTRODUCTION
Mexico is a country that is located in North America. Mexico is a country that has major problems with its military and Government. It also has major problems with organised crime and drug trafficking. It has many cases and reports of abuses of the Human Rights. Mexico also faces many problems for its future and has a lot of problems to tackle.

2.0 LOCATION
Mexico is located in North America and is bordered by the United States, Belize and Guatemala. It is located with the tropic of cancer running right through the middle of it.

3.0 HUMAN RIGHT ABUSES

3.1 TORTURE
Torture isn’t uncommon in Mexico these days. Although torture is still common it is not really addressed in court for some reason. Only two people have been sentenced for torture since 1994 but The National human rights Commission has had more than 100 people complain of torture from 2007-2011.

3.2 PRISON CONDITIONS
Prisons in Mexico fail to provide sufficient hygiene, protection for guards and inmates and are very overpopulated. In February 2012, guards in Nuevo Leon’ let prisoners from one gang kill 44 prisoners from a rival gang and then let many of them escape the prison.

3.3 FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
From July 2000-2012 82 Journalists were killed and a further 16 more disappeared. Most of these Journalists were believed to be reporting about drug trafficking. Places like the Press and the Media have been targeted and attacked constantly. Many of the people in these events have not…
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