The UNAM is still in the process of reviewing the thesis of the while of the SCJ (Twitter/UNAM/@YasminEsquivel)
The 5th district judge in administrative matters of Mexico City imposed a provisional suspension so that the community of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) is prohibited from speaking about the plagiarism of Minister Yasmín Esquivel’s thesis until the final resolution is determined. .
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The rector of the National Autonomous University of Mexico pointed out that the University Ethics Committee is still in charge of the analysis
According to the precautionary measure, this decision was taken to protect, in case it was determined, the innocence of the minister of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN). The petition was requested by Yasmín Esquivel herself in order to stop the “media controversy” that has been generated around her case.
The suspension measure was issued by the minister on the same day—February 13—that the University presented evidence that contributes to the case of plagiarism of the defendant’s thesis; however, the rector of the UNAM, Enrique Grau, pointed out that it is still in the process of analysis.
The university transferred the plagiarism analysis to the Ethics Committee (Instagram/@unam_mx/screenshot: tesiunam.dgb.unam.mx)
It should be noted that the investigations into the minister’s thesis are under the Commission of Honor of the University Council, belonging to the University Ethics Committee, which has not yet determined exact dates to give a final resolution.
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The fifth district judge in Administrative Matters admitted the amparo appeal in favor of the member of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, for which the guidelines with which the Ethics Committee of the UNAM was integrated will be reviewed
Meanwhile, it will be next February 22 when the hearing will be held to validate or not the final suspension petition requested by Minister Esquivel.
“The garrison measure granted also has the effect that the responsible authorities and all those who have an intervention in the matter, refrain from issuing communiqués or a press conference in which they disclose information related to the case, because as reported, this threatens the principle of presumption of innocence in its extra-procedural aspect”
Yasmín Esquivel defended herself against the UNAM Ethics Committee that reviews the case of her plagiarized thesis
A judge in administrative matters admitted the appeal and in what is resolved, no determination of this Committee will be valid
And it is also that the provisional precautionary measure of the minister condemns the behavior of the educational institution for encouraging the media, and public opinion in general, to issue accusations and criticisms against Yasmín Esquivel without even having a “precise” ruling, violating So your rights.
‼️EXTRA EXTRA‼️ At the request of @YasminEsquivel_ The 5th district judge in administrative matters of CDMX imposes a GAG LAW on the community @UNAM_MX because it prohibits him from making reference to the plagiarism of Esquivel’s thesis.
Only one dared to want to silence the university students: Díaz Ordaz. pic.twitter.com/NB3gsnZN0p
— Leti RoblesdelaRosa (@letroblesrosa) February 17, 2023
“State bodies have the obligation not to informally condemn a person to issue judgment before society, until their responsibility is proven, because when doing so, even without mentioning the name, but giving precise information that allows us to know which person it is treated, results in the violation of rights.”
It should be noted that some legislators have spoken out against the minister’s position by requesting the aforementioned suspension. It was the members of the Plural Group who appeared before the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) to protest.
“Whoever steals a thesis… can sell sentences!”, read on the banner with the colors alluding to the UNAM.
The actions of the educational institution so far are to evaluate the evidence presented by Minister Esquivel herself to contribute to the investigations. A demand that UNAM requested on January 26.
“(The minister) will be summoned by said Committee to offer the arguments and evidence she deems pertinent, either personally or through a representative,” the National University detailed in its statement.
This request was made in the context of criticism from President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) for not determining a specific position on the controversy of Minister Esquivel.
“Let it be very clear: the rectory deposited in my person in no way evades its responsibility. My actions are not the product of procrastination, shyness, fear or cover-ups either. I act and will continue to do so within the framework of university legislation. I cannot, nor should I, go beyond what the regulations allow us, ”said the rector in his statements.