“Respect for basic rights, forces us to defend democracy and its institutions"
President Enrique Peña Nieto, during the annual activities report from the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), Mexico City, Mexico March 31, 2017. (Photo: Cuartobscuro.com/Diego Simón Sánchez), photo: Cuartobscuro/Diego Simón Sánchez
31 of March 2017 15:39:40
Friday President Enrique Peña Nieto received the Annual Report of Activities of 2016, from the President of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), Raúl González Pérez.“Respect for basic rights, forces us to defend democracy and its institutions, and also to defend those aspects of democracy that recognize plurality and diversity in a society,” said Peña Nieto.[caption id="attachment_54097" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] President Enrique Peña Nieto, left, with the president of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), Luis Raúl González Pérez, Mexico City, Mexico March 31, 2017. Photo: Cuartobscuro/Diego Simón Sánchez[/caption]Peña Nieto said that all three branches of government, and both public and private institutions must do their part to help protect the rights of journalists, migrants, children, teenagers, kidnapping victims and women.The event was attended by the Interior Secretary (Segob) Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, the Foreign Relations Secretary (SRE) Luis Videgaray Caso, the Public Education Secretary (SEP) Aurelio Nuño Mayer and by the Head of the National Security Commission (CNSP) Renato Sales Heredia.