Submitted by Regional Human Rights Centre “José Ma. Morelos y Pavón” and Human Rights Centre “Tlachinollan”, for the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review on Mexico Guerrero, Mexico, 4 March 2013
The present joint submission presents information regarding the deteriorated human rights situation in Mexico from 2009 to 2013, focusing on the situation of the state of Guerrero, which is representative of the historical situation of poverty, discrimination, and military institutional violence in the state, which has been aggravated by an increasing number of human rights violations and exacerbated generalised violence in the country. The report especially focuses on the impact of these context and its consequences on the rights of indigenous peoples. The report includes, in italics, a series of recommendations which could be presented to the Mexican State to contribute to reverse abuse patterns.