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Case File 2317DMMX

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Victor Pineda Henestrosa
Missing since July 11, 1978 from Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico
Classification: Involuntary


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Victor Pineda Henestrosa was abducted at about 10 am on 11 July 1978. He was stopped in his car in the centre of Juchitán, and abducted by five armed soldiers who dragged him into another vehicle.
Until two years before his abduction he had held the post of promotor agrario, a government post for agrarian development. Following his helping of local peasants with their land claims, Víctor Pineda Henestrosa was removed from his post. Nevertheless, he continued to act informally as an advisor to peasants in Juchitán, as a leader of the Coalición Obrera, Campesina y Estudiantil del Istmo (COCEI), Worker-Peasant-Student Coalition of the Isthmus.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Procuraduría General de Justicia
53-46-01-00
01-800-00-252-00

Agency Case Number: 643/EXT/2004

Source Information:
Procuraduría General de Justicia
Amnesty


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