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Mexico's dolphinariums come under criticism from activists MEXICO CITY — Environmental and animal-rights groups in Mexico are training their sights on the growing number of "swim with dolphins" enclosures on the nation's coasts. The movement scored its first victory Thursday, when federal regulators said they … Read more on The San Luis Obispo Tribune

MEXICO CITY ( NEW ) — Human rights activists are… MEXICO CITY ( NEW ) — Human rights activists are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate allegations of rights violations by soldiers in Mexico's northern say of Baja California. The International Federation for Human Rights states in a … Read more on Mynextfone

Activists ask court to investigate Mexico soldiers MEXICO CITY — Human rights activists are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate allegations of rights violations by security forces in Mexico's northern state of Baja California. The International Federation for Human Rights says in a … Read more on The State

Activists hail release of Mexican in torture case MEXICO CITY — Human rights groups hailed on Thursday a Mexican Supreme Court decision to free a man who claimed soldiers tortured him into confessing to having played a role in a drug-related massacre. The court ruled that 28-year-old Israel Arzate … Read more on MiamiHerald.com

Activists urge US to stop arms pouring into Mexico MEXICO CITY — Mexican anti-violence activists have released a blimp as part of a campaign to urge President Barack Obama to stop arms trafficking into Mexico. Peace activist Javier Sicilia and the Mexico chapter of Amnesty International say the blimp … Read more on MiamiHerald.com

Animal rights activists protest bullfighting in Mexico City About 300 animal rights activists were removed by Mexico City police when they blocked ticket booths over the weekend at the Plaza Mexico in an effort to prevent people from watching bullfights at the arena. Activists from several different animal … Read more on Fox News

Activists dispute theory of Mexico lawmaker murder MEXICO CITY — Water-rights activists on Tuesday questioned the theory of Mexican state prosecutors that the killing of a state legislator-elect this month was orchestrated by his designated substitute. The activists called for federal prosecutors to … Read more on Bradenton Herald

Activists blame America for toll of Mexico drug war Mexican peace activist Javier Sicilia (center) and supporters from the “Caravan for Peace” protest outside City Hall in El Paso this week. They'll hold a vigil here Friday night. Photo: JESUS ALCAZAR, AFP/Getty Images / AFP. Mexican peace activist … Read more on San Antonio Express