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Mexico: Violence, militarization and the "war on drugs"
— January 22, 2011
This year, Mexicans are commemorating 200 hundred years of Independence. Is there something to celebrate? Mexico is experiencing the worst crisis of its existence. The current conditions are worse than those that led to the War of Independence, 200 hundred years ago, and those leading to the Mexican Revolution, a century ago. The most serious problems are corruption, poverty, human rights abuses, and the so-called war against drug trafficking. More than 28, 000 people, mostly civilians, have died so far under the regime of Conservative Felipe Calderón. Is this collateral damage? Who has benefited from this war? What are the objectives of militarization and the deterioration of respect for human rights? What is the role of mass media and Mexican politicians?
Mexico police repression hit old man - Granaderos golpean a anciano
— December 04, 2012
D.F. Mexico police brutal repression hit old man who was giving free books in Peña Nieto President's Swearing on the 1st December 2012. Granaderos golpean a anciano que estaba regalando libros en la toma de protesta de Peña Nieto el 1ro de Diciembre de 2012.
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