Thursday, February 7, 2008

Stop "Plan Mexico" Before it Starts

Stop "Plan Mexico" Before it Starts
Say NO to the Merida Initiative
Witness for Peace, Mexico
February 6, 2008

The U.S. $1.4 billion military package to Mexico will soon be debated in Congress! Now is the time for action!

"The Merida Initiative is characterized by a lack of a human rights perspective, a human security approach that mistakes the security of states for the security of human beings...It is time for the international community to stop supporting short-sighted policies such as this one."
--Miguel Agustin Pro Juarez Human Rights Center

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