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  • GIEI to end Cooperation with PGR

  • The GIEI disagrees with the PGR's report that at least 17 bodies were burned at the Cocula dump


06 of April 2016 17:09:27

MEXICO CITY – The Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) that was sent to Mexico by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights say it won't work with the Mexican Attorney General's Office (PGR) investigating the alleged burning of 43 missing college students at a garbage dump.[caption id="attachment_11496" align="alignright" width="300"]Carlos Beristain of the GIEI. Photo: Vladimir. Carlos Beristain of the GIEI. Photo: Vladimir.[/caption]The GIEI criticized the PGR's decision to release a report last week saying there was a fire at the dump and the remains of at least 17 people were found there.On the contrary, the GIEI said Wednesday the report was inconclusive. They have cast doubt on whether such a large fire was possible there.The experts will wind up their work in April.Forty-three students at a radical teachers college disappeared in Guerrero state on Sept. 26, 2014. Mexican prosecutors say local police turned the students over to a drug gang that killed them and incinerated the bodies at the dump.

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