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Mexico: Shocking rise in reports of torture and ill-treatment as authorities turn a blind eye

Headline Title:  Mexico: Shocking rise in torture and ill-treatment as authorities turn a blind eye 04 September 2014 Torture and ill-treatment in Mexico is out of control with a 600 per cent rise in the number of reported cases in the past decade, according to a new report published by Amnesty International.The organization is calling on the Mexican government to act now to stop the wide-spread and persistent use of torture by members of the police and armed forces.The report, Out of control: Torture and other ill-treatment in Mexico charts a serious rise of torture and other ill-treatment…

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