Proposals for Analysis and Monitoring of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' "Cotton Field" Case Sentence, Regarding Human Rights Violations Committed by the Mexican State | Heinrich Böll Stiftung
The objective of this publication is to aid closer understanding of the contents and the monitoring of the judgment. Points and proposals that seek to facilitate analysis and debate of the sentence are highlighted.
In 2009 the IACHR recognised that the disappearances and murders of three women in Mexico were gender-based and perpetrated in the known context of violence against women in Ciudad Juarez. Hence, it prosecuted the Mexican nation-state for such crimes.