Torture Cases Rise Sharply in Mexico
OCTOBER 11, 2012
“A leading human rights group contends that the Mexican government under outgoing President Felipe Calderon has ‘effectively turned a blind eye’ to a dramatic increase in reported instances of torture and abuse by police and the military in recent years, as those forces have been pressured to come down hard on the powerful drug cartels threatening large chunks of the country.” (Los Angeles Times)
Just another day in the drug war.
FEE Timely Classic
“How to End Mexico’s Deadly Drug War” by Paul Armentano