Mexico: Christianity:Written question - 160122

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Asked on: 03 July 2018
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Mexico: Christianity
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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his counterpart in the Mexican Government on the protection of Mexican Christians from drug cartels and violence.
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Answered by: Sir Alan Duncan
Answered on: 06 July 2018

Organised crime affects vulnerable communities in Mexico, including indigenous populations and minority religious groups. Our work on this agenda in Mexico focuses on the underlying causes. To tackle impunity and corruption, we support the consolidation of Mexico's new justice and anti-corruption systems, as well as helping Mexico to develop a community policing model. Officials in the Embassy in Mexico City have regular contact with Civil Society Groups to help inform our understanding of the situation on the ground. Over the past four years, UK Ministers and officials at our Embassy in Mexico City have raised our human rights concerns with the Mexican Government.

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