Alejandro Anaya Muñoz

Alejandro Anaya Muñoz is a research-professor and coordinator of the Master in Human Rights and Peace at ITESO, Jesuit University of Guadalajara. His research focuses on the factors that are associated with higher levels of compliance with international human rights standards.

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The will and the way: keys for human rights improvement

By: Alejandro Anaya Muñoz & Amanda Murdie

Neither state capacity nor elite willingness are sufficient on their own to improve compliance with human rights norms.

Personal resources and those of family and friends, not the State, guarantee ESCR in Jalisco

By: Alejandro Anaya Muñoz & David Foust Rodríguez & Carlos Moreno Jaimes

The Mexican State failed in its obligation to guarantee access to human rights for millions because it did not have a sufficient social security infrastructure ...


More than lack of capacity: active impunity in Mexico

By: Patricia Cruz Marín & James Cavallaro & Alejandro Anaya Muñoz

Impunity in Mexico is not accidental, random, or involuntary. Instead, impunity results from a chain of actions taken with the express purpose of undermining investigations.

Will evidence of crimes against humanity change anything in Mexico?

By: Alejandro Anaya Muñoz

A new report argues that widespread human rights violations in Mexico constitute crimes against humanity. But who will stand accountable?



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