Friday, February 05, 2010

Violence Against Mexican Human Rights Advocates

Amnesty International asked the Mexican government to protect human rights activists. Some activists are arguing for the rights of indigenous people in Mexico. These activists are receiving death threats, and some have even been murdered. The police are imprisoning activists, and Amnesty International charged that the Mexican government is not doing enough about it. The govenment has to deal with civilians who are sending death threats, and police who are presenting false criminal charges.

More can be found here.

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