Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated

Relatives and friends of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa wait before experts designated to investigate the disappearance present the first conclusions, in Mexico City on September 6, 2015Independent foreign investigators tore apart on Sunday the Mexican government’s investigation into last year’s abduction of 43 students, refuting official conclusions that they were incinerated in a landfill. Urging the authorities to keep looking for the students snatched by corrupt police a year ago, experts from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights said there was no evidence that they were cremated in a huge bonfire. After a six-month investigation, the panel released a nearly 500-page report that undermines the official account of a crime that sparked protests and the biggest crisis of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s administration.

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