It is recognized that the company that decorated a Halloween party in Culiacán with packages that simulated murdered and bagged women offered an apologyHowever, Article 254 of the Sinaloa Penal Code establishes that for those who provoke a crime or apologize for this or any vice, they are imprisoned for up to two years.
Authorities qualify the event as an apology for femicide
The members of the State Congress, at the point of agreement approved to categorically reject any act of apology for crime and gender violence, indicated that The law establishes that anyone who publicly provokes to commit a crime or apologizes for it, will be imprisoned from three months to two years and a fine from 10 to 50 days.
They called on society to reject any act of apology for crime to avoid normalizing behaviors that harm women’s human rights and recognized the initiative of the female sector to speak out against this fact.
The deputies of the various parliamentary fractions stated that in the event held in a nightclub in the state capital, called “Wizzard Fest”, promoted by the company MC Decorations, the decoration and the texts placed in crystals injure the dignity of women and an apology for femicide is made.
ECHR Sinaloa condemns the celebration
The State Commission for Human Rights condemned the celebration of this celebration, with the theme of apology for femicides, for promoting the normalization of violence against women and the re-victimization of those who have been directly or indirectly affected by this crime.
Through a document issued, the agency emphasized that In our country, 11 women are murdered a day due to gender, so it is out of the question to promote violence against the female sex, since femicide is the most extreme manifestation of violence against this sector of the population.
The Human Rights Defense body stressed that discrimination against women is not isolated or fortuitous, and happens every day in all areas, reflecting patterns of unequal, discriminatory, generalized and massive treatment, therefore, it is necessary that respect for women’s rights is a priority.
The Prosecutor’s Office is already investigating
The State Attorney General’s Office officially opened an investigation folder, in relation to said celebration at the King nightclub, held the night of last October 29, in which the place was decorated with supposedly murdered women and placed in bags, with the texts of “por zorras” and written in crystals of “follow you”.
In the investigation folder CLN / AEVMTG / 8981/2021, evidence and disseminating testimonies are collected on social networks and public complaints, related to said party that took place on the night of October 29. in the state capital, where acts of violence against women were simulated.
The state agency disclosed that during the first actions the Investigative Police and personnel of the Expert Services, various publications made on various digital platforms were documented, in which it is evident that the presence of the bodies of women victims of attacks was simulated.