The Truth and Access to Justice Commission for the Ayotzinapa case found six remains linked to the search for the 43 normalist students missing since 2014.
This was disclosed by the Undersecretary for Human Rights of the Ministry of the Interior, Alejandro Encinas, who also said that the remains found in the searches were sent to the University of Innsbruck, Austria, for analysis.
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After a meeting with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and with representatives of the Supreme Court and the Attorney General’s Office with the relatives of the victims, Encinas detailed that three of the remains “correspond to the discovery in a ravine in the ejido of Cocula (Guerrero), others found theself in the area known as Jesus of Nazareth, Tijerillas, there in equals”.
“And there are other findings that were also obtained in the case of Cocula in a cave where there was contamination basically by the presence of bat guano, not other pollution other than that of the site,” he said.
.@A_Encinas_R, undersecretary of DDHH, said that with progress in the investigation of the Ayotzinapa case “every day the so-called historical truth is crumbling..”; noted that the @FGRMexico’s expert services ended the lag in the search for remains. pic.twitter.com/nOM7ECmLwR
— Capital Mexico (@CapitalMexico) March 5, 2020
He also said that with the help of the FGR’s expert services they managed to take down “the lag that existed in the case of bodies that the Prosecutor’s Office had linked to matters of the state of Guerrero”.
The undersecretary said that the University of Innsbruck has already initiated the assessment of the findings, although it did not estimate a date of possible results.
“Day by day, the so-called historical truth that was built on the basis of torture and simulation is crumbling,” he insisted.
On Thursday, relatives of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa normalist students asked to create a court that will cover all the records of the process, with the aim of avoiding delays in the delivery of justice.
They sign three commitments
Upon leaving a meeting they held with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at Palacio Nacional, where they were also for the first time the president of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN), Arturo Saldívar, and the head of the Attorney General of the Republic (FGR), Alejandro Gertz Manero, gave their endorsement to the involvement of the judicial authorities.
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“To make clearer progress, we’ve delivered a three-paragraph writing (…) On the Judiciary we are proposing in this letter that the relevant legal mechanisms be explored, we propose that it be through an agreement of the Council of the Judiciary to create a tribunal”.
“That in that court, specifically, we can know all the conflicts of jurisdiction, all the previous inquiries or research folders that are being prosecuted. Let it be one judge who knows of these actions and there is no dispersion.
“Today we have many criminal cases in several courts that resolve on such different criteria that all they do is delay access to justice for parents,” said Vidulfo Rosales, the victims’ lawyer.
Parents also demanded that the federal and municipal police officers of Huitzuco and Tepecoacuilco be investigated for the crime of enforced disappearance and torture, and that the Financial Intelligence Unit run by Santiago Nieto investigate the accounts of related actors, such as Tomás Zerón who was director of the Criminal Investigation Agency (AIC) during the initial investigation.
President López Obrador also published the series of commitments signed by the Attorney General, Alejandro Gertz and the President of the Court, Arturo Zaldívar, to “clarify and do justice in the case of the youth of Ayotzinapa”.
We signed an agreement with Attorney General Alejandro Gertz and SCJN President Arturo Zaldívar to work together to clarify and do justice in the case of the youth of Ayotzinapa. It’s not just reason for state, it’s naciónhttps://t.co/giloLcxyGX pic.twitter.com/ECNhUP8oEO
— Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_) March 5, 2020
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