Dec 7, 2011

Human Rights Abuses: UN condemns shooting of Mexican activist in Juárez

Channel 6 News: "The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Mexico on Tuesday condemned the shooting of a prominent activist in the violence-ridden city of Juárez near the U.S. border. Norma Andrade, co-president of the advocacy organization "Our Daughters Return Home", was shot five times by unknown assailants on Friday. According to reports, she is now in a stable condition after the shooting attack.

The United Nations also condemned the murder of activist Nepomuceno Moreno, who was killed in the state of Sonora on November 28. Moreno had been demanding justice for his son who was kidnapped in July 2010 and whose whereabouts remain unknown." read more

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