The US-based group Human Rights Watch has highlighted evidence it has gathered suggesting unarmed civilians were killed by federal police in two separate incidents in which a total of 50 people died.
The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights slammed Mexico's record on abuses, torture, and illegal executions, saying 'I wish everyone could meet' victims of state violence in the country.
Lawyer representing the mother of a victim says the government is reluctant to pursue the case.
A year after 22 people were shot by Mexican troops in a shed, a new human-rights report suggests the killings were planned in advance, obeying orders to shot "in the darkness, since the majority of crimes happen during those hours."
In Ocotlan, Jalisco, locals called the government's raid of a cartel-controlled ranch a "massacre." Authorities hit the airwaves to deny the claims, but troubling inconsistencies hover over the case.
Mexican military and federal forces chased suspects to a ranch, where gunfire erupted that lasted three hours and left 43 dead. The killed suspects are said to be tied to the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
In internal documents, Pentagon analysts at US Northern Command express concern over cases of security forces killing unarmed civilians in Mexico. The US has sent $2.5 billion to Mexico for its fight against drug cartels.
After the missing 43 and the massacre at Tlatlaya, the country is now facing a third likely state-led mass killing in less than a year. A journalist says federal police killed 16 civilians in Apatzingan, Michoacan.
The independent team said in a statement it could not verify the government's claim that a bone belonging to Ayotzinapa student Alexander Mora was indeed recovered from the Cocula river.
New photos provided to VICE News show victims shortly after the June killings, with weapons possibly placed by their sides after they were shot.