The Mexican government has derailed an international panel of forensic experts assigned to investigate the 26 September 2014 disappearances of 43 young students from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College [previously], an action only now receiving attention north of the border.
It took until this morning for the story to make the front page of this country’s de facto paper of record.
From the New York Times:
An international panel of experts brought to Mexico to investigate the haunting disappearance of 43 students that ignited a global outcry say they cannot solve the case because of a sustained campaign of harassment, stonewalling and intimidation against them.
The investigators say they have endured carefully orchestrated attacks in the Mexican news media, a refusal by the government to turn over documents or grant interviews with essential figures, and even a retaliatory criminal investigation into one of the officials…
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