Specialists say Mexico navy holding data on lacking college students Lalrp



MEXICO CITY — A gaggle of worldwide specialists investigating the 2014 disappearance of 43 college students in southern Mexico stated Friday that Mexico’s navy has failed at hand over key data on the case.

The group was created by the Inter-American Fee on Human Rights to research the kidnapping and compelled disappearance of scholars from the Ayotzinapa lecturers’ school within the state of Guerrero.

The panel offered a brand new report on the case Friday.

“There are black holes the place the knowledge disappears,” panel member Carlos Beristain stated.

He was referring to purported “secret operations” that Mexican marines carried out in Guerrero within the month earlier than the scholars have been kidnapped by cops.

On Sept. 26, 2014, police within the metropolis of Iguala took the scholars off buses they’d commandeered. The motive for the police motion stays unclear eight years later, however investigators consider drug trafficking was no less than partially concerned.

The scholars’ our bodies have by no means been discovered, although fragments of burned bone have been matched to 3 of the scholars.

The specialists group stated beforehand that there’s proof quite a few navy personnel have been following the occasions of that evening intently but didn’t intervene to avoid wasting the scholars — or perhaps a soldier had infiltrated the lecturers’ school, which is famous for left-wing activism.

Telephone intercepts which might be a part of a drug trafficking case in Chicago have additionally established shut contact between members of the Mexican navy and the AGuerrero Unidos gang, which allegedly was given the scholars after they have been seized by police.

The specialists stated Friday that they’ve requested President Andrés Manuel López Obrador once more to instruct the navy to share all of its associated archives on the case, together with telephone intercepts that the specialists say it has from the time of the abductions.

Additionally they careworn the significance of sustaining the independence of the particular prosecutor.