Toluca.- At least three collectives they manifested this Thursday at the facilities of the Superior Court of Justice of the State of Mexico against the brake on Amnesty Law. The mothers, wives and sisters of 23 prisoners who participated in the protests shaved their hair as a sign of disagreement.

The protesters assured that there is evidence that shows that their relatives were locked up and convicted of fabricated crimes. They even pointed out that some of them were tortured by the authorities, according to information published by Reforma.

Some of the groups that participated in the social mobilization are: Shouts that demand justice, tired feet and gazes at the ground.

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Arguments.

Antonio Lara Duque, a lawyer for the Zeferino Ladrillero Human Rights Center, explained that the Judicial Power of the Nation denied admitting it because they are high-impact crimes.

“In the Amnesty law it is perfectly clear that a statement by a public body for the defense of Human Rights, regardless of the crime, is appropriate for amnesty,” he said.

“The National Human Rights Commission made it clear that they were victims of human rights violations, as the CODHEM already said, and recognizing that there was a violation of human rights leaves the Judiciary in bad shape.”

Lara Duque explained that these 23 men are serving sentences in the Almoloya de Juárez, Nezahualcóyotl and Texcoco prisons, for the crimes of homicide, kidnapping and extortion.

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Amnesty Law for the State of Mexico was approved on December 17 by the Mexican Congress with 60 votes in favor and 7 against.


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