Category: Press

Press Release Yo Soy 132 Munich #AnaToñoKikeDóndeEstán

Múnich October 15th, 2012

To the people of Mexico,
To the International Community,
To the International Media,

By hereby we denounce the forced disappearance of Diego Maldonado Castañeda (34), Ana Belem Sanchez Mayorga (30) and Luis Enrique Castañeda Nava (28) during their visit to Paracho, Michoacan, Mexico, from the Hotel Santa Fe on Sunday July 22th. So far the authorities have refuse to investigate the case, concealment of clues and rejects do a physical search of the dissapeared persons. Continue reading

Release them, please
By Danielle Dithurbide | Source: Noticieros Televisa | 2012-10-11

Parents join forces to find their children who were kidnapped in Paracho, Michoacán.

Where are they? This question since 21 July three families ask every day. And after question, a request, a plea: Please Release Them.
Diego Antonio Maldonado, Ana Belem Sanchez and Luis Enrique Castaneda, whom family and friends called Toño, Ana and Kike were kidnapped in the hotel they were staying in Paracho, Michoacan, one from most dangerous regions in Mexico…
(Video in Spanish)

Relatives of kidnapped youths accuse the mayor in harbouring perpetrators

28.09.2012 Paris Martínez

Relatives of three young persons those were abducted by an armed group on 22 July in Paracho, Michoacán, Mexico and still are missing, reported that there are significant contradictions between the version of events provided by municipal authorities and statements of witnesses of the abduction, which reveal that “at least the mayor of Paracho, Nicholas Vargas Zalapa, conceals the abductors.” Continue reading

Ana, Luis and Diego: two months of uncertainty and impunity

Regeneración, 24 Sep, 2012

The young activists were abducted after having conducted a cultural workshop for children in the town Paracho, state Michoacán.

Diego Castañeda Antonio Maldonado (26) and Luis Enrique Castañeda Nava (28), members Citizens Movement party, who were abducted inside a hotel in Paracho, Michoacán, along with his partner psychologist Ana Belen Sanchez Mayorga, are still missing from July 22, 2012 Continue reading