Experts question the validity of the evidence in the Ayotzinapa case (The Wall Street Journal)

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Relatives of the missing students from Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College protest in Mexico City (Photo: REUTERS)

International experts question evidence in Mexico’s new Probe of the 2014 Ayotzinapa students’ disappearances.

WhatsApp screenshots used in a new investigation against a retired general couldn’t be verified.

Relatives of the missing students take part in a march in Mexico City on Aug. 26, 2022, to demand justice for the 43 students who disappeared in Iguala, in 2014.Photo: Claudio Cruz/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

By Juan Montes for The Wall Street Journal

MEXICO CITY—A new investigation by Mexico’s government aimed at resolving the 2014 case of 43 college students abducted and killed in the southern Mexican city of Iguala relied on evidence that couldn’t be verified, a group of international experts said Monday.

A truth commission set up by the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to throw light on the case concluded in August that the students were killed in a “crime of the state” that involved drug gangs working with municipal, state, and federal authorities, as well as military officers.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

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