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Arnulfo Cerón Soriano

HRD, Lawyer
Popular Front of the Mountain (FPM)

Arnulfo Cerón Soriano was a lawyer and human rights defender belonging to the Naua people of the region of La Montaña, Guerrero. As a member of the Popular Front of the Mountain (FPM), he organized the communities of the region in the defense of human rights. In the past, he collaborated with the Tlachinollan Mountain Human Rights Center, defending the rights of indigenous peoples. In 2014, he assisted the parents of the "43 de Ayotzinapa", who disappeared in Iguala in September 2014.


Human rights defenders (HRDs) and journalists in Mexico are subject to intimidation, legal harassment, arbitrary detention, death threats, acts of physical aggression, enforced disappearances and killings as a result of their activities in defence of human rights and the exercise of freedom of expression and journalism.