Mexico IACtHR orders protection Vidulfo Rosales Sierra
15 June 2012

Mexico IACtHR orders protection Vidulfo Rosales Sierra

On 4 May 2012 Vidulfo Rosales Sierra, lawyer at Tlachinollan and beneficiary of provisional measures ordered by the IACtHR, received written threats at the office of Tlachinollan in Chilpancingo. These threats had a clear relation to his work as a lawyer investigating the circumstances of death of two students who were killed in a demonstration in January 2012 and with other cases brought before the IACtHR. Despite the fact that he reported this to the police, no one has been held accountable for the threats.

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