From the start, GIRE and the National Lawyers Network for the Defense of Reproductive Choice (RADAR 4th) have accompanied and provided legal representation to the family. In this accompaniment, the organizations drafted the proposal for compensation that was formally delivered to Yucatan’s Governor and also followed up the legal complaint as representatives of the victims.
The organizations have demanded that the National Human Rights Commission actively provide follow-up on Yucatan’s compliance with its recommendation emitted on the case but to date, there has been no clear response. The state government has not approached the family with a view to fulfilling the recommendation, nor has it approached the family’s representatives despite various attempts at communication.
Given these failed attempts to obtain comprehensive reparation for these human rights violations, and taking into account that there have been negative effects on the family since María Ligia’s death, GIRE and RADAR 4th have presented a legal stay (amparo) against the responsible authorities. The amparo seeks a declaration from a judge, recognizing the State’s responsibility for her death, obligating it to pay full compensation for violating the human rights of María Ligia and her family.
Comprehensive compensation for the human rights violations of María Ligia and her family include: