Freeman

IN BRIEF

Mexican Drug War Takes Innocent Lives

OCTOBER 29, 2010

“During its nearly four-year crackdown on major drug trafficking organizations, the Mexican government has repeated the mantra that most of the nearly 30,000 people killed have some association with the illicit trade. But in the span of a week, a devastating wave of attacks has killed dozens of civilians, rattled a public not easily shocked anymore and forced the government to concede that innocents are being swept up in the violence.” (New York Times)

Unnecessary deaths.

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