About us

Asistencia Legal por los Derechos Humans, A.C. ASILEGAL, is a nongovernmental organization that works to defend, promote and expand the human rights of groups in situations of vulnerability.

Founded in 2006, ASILEGAL holds a consultative status with the Organization of American States. It is part of various networks and coalitions, like the Coalición Internacional de Organizaciones de las Américas, the Red Nacional de Organismos Civiles de Derechos Humanos A.C. “Todos los Derechos para Todas y Todos” (Red TDT) since 2007, the Coalición de Organizaciones Mexicanas por el Derecho al Agua (COMDA); the Campaña Global por la Justicia Previa al Juicio and the Observatorio Ciudadano del Sistema de Justicia (OCSJ).

Our areas

Due Process and Access to Justice, principally though:

Strategic Litigation



The Penitentiary System and the rights of persons deprived of liberty in detention centers, with special emphasis in:


Persons belonging to Indigenous Communities

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Persons


Criminal Justice System, with special emphasis in:

Implementation of the new justice system by means of capacity building and professionalization of justice officials.


Formation of Young Human Rights Defenders and Promoters


Our Mission

At ASILEGAL we concentrate our efforts to offer legal support, information and education in Human Rights to groups in situations of vulnerability, specializing in assistance to persons belonging to indigenous communities, youth, women and the LGBTI community. 


Pitagoras 920, Col. Del Valle, Delegación Benito Juárez,
CP. 03100, Ciudad de México.
Tels: 5687 8759 | 5639 6755 | 5523 2690 | 5536 4642

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