Meeting with Alba Cruz
On 19 May 2014 Lawyers for Lawyers met with Alba Cruz Ramos
During this meeting Alba elaborated on her current work. One of her current concerns is the constitutionality of reforms proposed by the Mexican government to denationalize certain sectors. Specifically the reforms reforms of education programms in Mexico could violate the right to acces to school for everyone.
About her own situation Alba stresses that she still fears threats and harrassment. However her safety has improved since last year, because the Mexian government finaly complied with its obligation to provide safety measures. Cameras were installed at Alba’s office and that she has received a mobile phone that works properly.
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