The Political Coordination Board (Jucopo) of the Senate of Mexico agreed the conclusion of the work of the Special Commission to determine the existence of abuses of authority and violations of the rule of law in Veracruz and its disappearance, in order to defuse the conflict within the Morena Parliamentary Group after half of its members described it as illegal.
The president of the Jucopo, Ricardo Monreal Ávila, He rejected that this represents a personal defeat, as he assured that individually he will continue to fight for the rights of the victims, but he recognized that it was necessary to attend to the claims of his colleagues on the bench, whom he respects.
“As coordinator, I must not involve the entire group, because I must recognize that there are differences within the group,” he said as he left the private meeting with the rest of the parliamentary coordinators.
I talk to the media about the issues discussed at today’s Jucopo meeting. The commission to investigate acts of illegality in Veracruz may disappear, but the need for justice will not stop. https://t.co/P2d0zrWtoM
– Ricardo Monreal A. (@RicardoMonrealA)
January 27, 2022
Monreal Ávila reported that the more than 80 cases of serious violations in Veracruz that had been documented by the Special Commission, They will be turned over to the National Human Rights Commission and the Senate Governance Commission.
Dante Delgado resigns from the commission presidency
A day earlier, Senator Dante Delgado Rannauro presented his resignation as president of the Special Commission to Investigate Abuses of Authority in Veracruz, accusing that a group of legislators from Morena have hindered it by having spoken out against the work carried out by said legislative commission. , and have sided with a “criminal” governor, like Cuitláhuac García.
“If Morena uses her majority to silence dissenting voices, to prevent justice from being enforced, and will protect a criminal governor, we are going to call on citizens to prevent abuse of power and violence from continuing to prevail in Veracruz. impunity,” he declared.