Reports from the Party of the Democratic Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) on an incident published in El Sol de Acapulco in early January 2002 concerning alleged threats against a PRD activist in the Acapulco area [MEX40388.E]

During telephone interviews of 20, 22 and 29 January 2003, the human rights department of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (Partido de la Revolución Democrática, PRD) headquarters in Mexico City stated that it did not have reports on the incident described in the Information Request and was unable to verify its publication or occurrence within the time constraints of this Response.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.


Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD), Mexico City. 20, 22 and 29 January 2003. Telephone interviews with human rights department staff.

Additional Sources Consulted

Amnesty International. Annual Report 2003. 2003

Human Rights Watch. World Report 2003. 2003

IRB Databases

Internet sites and search engines, including:

Amnesty International

Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Estado de México (CODHEM)

Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos (CNDH)

Gobierno del Estado de México

Human Rights Watch

Instituto Federal Electoral

La Jornada [Mexico City]. Searchable archives

El Sur [Acapulco]. Oct. 2001-Dec. 2002

El Sol de Acapulco. Oct. 2002-Dec. 2002