Mexico City, Mexico, Jun 29, 2018 / 16:17 pm
Various civil organizations in Mexico, including one dedicated to the philosophy of St. Thomas More, have urged politicians participating in the upcoming general election to re-establish peace and justice in the country.
By signing of the "Pact for Peace," the organizations stressed that "We educational, social, political and governmental actors must all be united in order to strengthen the essential conditions for peace: the promotion of ethical, human and social values of respect and peaceful coexistence. The prevention of violence, drugs and crime. Social dialogue and conciliation."
The signatories include National Parents Union, the Mexican Commission for Human Rights, the Citizen Coordinator, the Fundación Tomás Moro, and the Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice.
Mexico's July 1 general election will determine the country's president as well as all of the members of the federal legislature. Many regional and local positions will also be voted on.