Wednesday, February 09, 2011

3 relatives of murdered Mexico activist disappear

Feb. 8, 2011 Associated Press

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP)– Mexican authorities say they are investigating
the disappearance of three relatives of a human-rights activist who was
assassinated last year in the Juarez valley along the U.S. border with

Chihuahua state prosecutors spokesman Arturo Sandoval says the office
received a complaint that three people related to Josefina Reyes were
forced from their car Monday southeast of the border city of Ciudad

Demonstrators gathered Tuesday outside the regional office of Mexico's
federal attorney general in Ciudad Juarez to protest the disappearance of
two of Reyes' siblings and her sister-in-law.

Reyes was slain a year ago in Ciudad Juarez. She had led protests against
alleged abuses by Mexican soldiers in the Juarez valley.

No comments: