Mexico

Relevant documents

 

National Report

The National Report for Mexico was considered during the UPR 4th Session.

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Mexico’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/4/MEX/1, 10 November 2008.

Date of consideration Tuesday 10 February 2009

Corrigendum

‘National report submitted in accordance with paragraph 15 (A) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Mexico. Corrigendum’, UN Doc.A/HRC/WG.6/4/MEX/1/Corr.1, 22 January 2009.

Compilation of UN information

‘Compilation prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Accordance with Paragraph 15(B) of the Annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Mexico’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/4/MEX/2, 22 December 2008.

 

Summary of stakeholders’ information

‘Summary prepared by the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, in accordance with paragraph 15(c) of the annex to Human Rights Council Resolution 5/1. Mexico’, UN Doc. A/HRC/WG.6/4/MEX/3, 19 December 2008.

Individual Stakeholders’ reports are available here.

 

Outcome of the review: Report of the Working group

‘Report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review. Mexico’, UN Doc. A/HRC/11/27, 29 May 2009.


Recommendations


Recommendation: Take all necessary measures to ensure the effective application of the Federal Act to prevent and punish Torture

Recommending State: Algeria

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 4

Recommendation: Investigate the alleged cases of torture and other human rights abuses committed by police, military and security personnel and put an end to the climate of impunity

Recommending State: Azerbaijan

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity. Human rights violations by state agents

Session: 4

Recommendation: Curb prevalence of corporal punishment on children, in keeping with Mexico’s international advocacy against such offences

Recommending State: Bangladesh

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Rights of the Child

Session: 4

Recommendation: Seriously deal with the allegation of systematic and excessive use of force and torture by law enforcing agencies, to end the culture of impunity

Recommending State: Bangladesh

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity. Human rights violations by state agents

Session: 4

Recommendation: Step up efforts to halt torture and ill-treatment, eradicate impunity for such acts and ensure that alleged perpetrators are brought to justice

Recommending State: Denmark

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity

Session: 4

Recommendation: Ensure the timely, effective, and impartial investigations of all allegations concerning torture and combat impunity in this regard

Recommending State: France

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity

Session: 4

Recommendation: Take the necessary measures to prevent the use of torture, in particular by security forces in prisons, as noted by a number of special rapporteurs

Recommending State: France

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Special procedures

Session: 4

Recommendation: Take all necessary measures to protect the rights of migrant workers and members of their families, particularly by ensuring their access to an effective remedy before a competent authority for the protection of their rights and prosecute and punish civil servants responsible for acts of ill-treatment and offences against them

Recommending State: Guatemala

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Migrants. Human rights violations by state agents

Session: 4

Recommendation: Carry out a prompt implementation of the judicial reform to ensure that complaints in cases of torture, in strict conformity with international human rights standards and adequately involve civil society in this process

Recommending State: Italy

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Justice. Civil society

Session: 4

Recommendation: Ensure the timely, effective, and impartial investigations of all allegations concerning torture and combat impunity in this regard

Recommending State: Japan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Impunity

Session: 4

Recommendation: Take the necessary measures to prevent the use of torture

Recommending State: Japan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 4

Recommendation: Carry out a prompt implementation of the judicial reform to ensure that complaints in cases of torture, arbitrary detention and forced disappearances are exhaustively investigated

Recommending State: Peru

Response: Accepted

Action: 5

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Justice. Enforced disappearances. Detention conditions

Session: 4

Recommendation: Take all necessary measures to ensure the effective application of the Federal Act to prevent and punish Torture

Recommending State: Portugal

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 4

Recommendation: Follow-up on the recommendations of Committee against Torture and OHCHR to empower civil courts to try offences against human rights, in particular torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed by military personnel, even when it is claimed that they were service-related

Recommending State: Portugal

Response: Rejected

Action: 4

Issue: Treaty bodies. Torture and other CID treatment. Human rights violations by state agents

Session: 4

Recommendation: Take measures to ensure that children are fully protected from corporal punishment and other forms of violence or exploitation

Recommending State: Sweden

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment. Rights of the Child

Session: 4

 

Recommendation: Ensure the timely, effective, and impartial investigations of all allegations concerning torture

Recommending State: Uzbekistan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 4

 

Recommendation: Take the necessary measures to prohibit the use of ill-treatment

Recommending State: Uzbekistan

Response: Accepted

Action: 4

Issue: Torture and other CID treatment

Session: 4