Learn about the family collectives and partner organizations working against disappearances in Mexico, and support the search for truth and justice
How can I find and support family collectives searching for disappeared loved ones in the different states and regions of Mexico?
The Movement for Our Disappeared in Mexico (MNDM), which brings together over 70 families’ collectives in Mexico and Central America, offers a directory of national, state, and Central American collectives of families of the disappeared, searchable by location. The social media accounts and websites of each collective provide information on their activities and ways to support them.
What immediate opportunities exist to support families searching for the disappeared – especially if I do not speak Spanish?
As WOLA launches this website in August 2021, a network of family collectives in Mexico are preparing National Search Brigades in Morelos and Michoacán. Here are two ways to donate online to support the Brigades, available in English:
What are some of the Mexican human rights NGOs that accompany families in the search for truth and justice?
- Centro para los Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios, Coahuila
- Centro de Derechos Humanos Miguel Agustín Pro Juárez (Centro Prodh), Mexico City (English site)
- Centro de Derechos Humanos de la Montaña Tlachinollan, Guerrero
- Centro de Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres (CEDEHM), Chihuahua (English site)
- Centro de Justicia para la Paz y el Desarrollo (CEPAD), Jalisco
- Ciudadanos en Apoyo a los Derechos Humanos (CADHAC), Nuevo León
- Comisión Mexicana de Defensa y Promoción de los Derechos Humanos (CMDPDH), Mexico City
- Fundación para la Justicia y el Estado Democrático de Derecho (FJEDD), Mexico City
- I(dh)eas: Litigio Estratégico en Derechos Humanos, Mexico City
- Instituto Mexicano de Derechos Humanos y Democracia, Mexico City (English site)
- Servicios y Asesoría para la Paz (Serapaz), Mexico City
- To find more Mexican NGOs working on a range of human rights issues, visit: Red Nacional de Organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos “Todos los Derechos para Todas y Todos” (Red TDT)