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Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic

Headline Title:  Mexico: Authorities urged to end torture epidemic 11 October 2012 The Mexican authorities must take decisive action to tackle the systemic and widespread use of torture and ill treatment documented across the country, which dramatically increased under the government of Felipe Calderón, Amnesty International said in a new report today.The report Abusers known, victims ignored: Torture and ill-treatment in Mexico explores the increase of cases of torture and ill-treatment by police and security forces during the Calderón administration, the lack of effective investigations…

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