Human rights activist is murdered in Guerrero

The activist and his son were murdered in Guerrero

Human rights activist is murdered in Guerrero
Memije Martínez was driving through the Yatla community when gunmen shot the activist and his son - Photo: Charbel Lucio/EL UNIVERSAL
English 28/04/2020 13:32 Arturo de Dios Palma Chilpancingo, Guerrero Actualizada 13:40
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Human rights activist Eliseo Jesús Memije Martínez and his son were murdered in the Yetla community, Coyuca de Benítez, in the state of Guerrero

Eliseo Jesús Memije Martínez was a human rights delegate for the Human Righs Commission of Guerrero in the Costa Grande region.

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According to the police report, Memije Martínez was driving through the Yatla community when gunmen shot the activist and his son. 

The human rights activist was on his way to Tecpan, where the Human Rights Commission offices are located.

Guerrero’s Human Rights Commission demanded justice and said authorities should investigate the attack as the result of his labor as an activist.

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