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Mexico Tortured Police For Confessions In 43 Students Case: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 02.02.2015 | Latino Voices

An investigative report published Sunday by the Mexican magazine Proceso accuses Mexican authorities of beating and torturing municipal police officer...

Human Rights Group Hails Alleged Torture Victim's Release

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 11.08.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- MEXICO CITY (AP) — Human rights groups hailed on Thursday a Mexican Supreme Court decision to free a man who claimed soldiers torture...

Mexico Police Allegedly Tortured 5 Suspects

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican human rights authorities say five men detained in the killings of two agents and a car-bomb attack in Ciudad Juarez were tortur...

Mexican Army Using Torture To Battle Drug Traffickers, Rights Groups Say

Washington Post | Steve Fainaru and William Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PUERTO LAS OLLAS, Mexico -- The Mexican army has carried out forced disappearances, acts of torture and illegal raids in pursuit of drug traffickers, ...

Mexican Torture Training Raises Questions About U.S. Military/Police Aid

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

The war on drugs launched by Calderon -- and explicitly endorsed by the U.S. government through aid to the Mexican police and military -- sends a message to Mexican security forces that "anything goes."