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Mexico | Human rights group wants probe into disappearance of sanctuary manager

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican human rights organization on Monday urged authorities to investigate the disappearance of an environmental activist dedicated to protecting the famed monarch butterfly, suggesting the case may be linked to illegal logging in the area.


Homero Gomez, who manages a butterfly sanctuary in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, disappeared on Jan. 13, according to the Human Rights State Commission of Michoacan.


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-violence-activist/illegal-loggers-in-mexico-suspected-of-role-in-activists-disappearance-idUSKBN1ZK00Z

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