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Allegations of Torture, Abuse by Mexican Officials Soar

Human rights watchdog Amnesty International says reports of torture and abuse by Mexican security forces have skyrocketed 600 percent in the last decade. A new study released Thursday also alleges the government is complicit in the abuse. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission received 7,000 complaints from 2010 to 2013. Of those, the Federal Attorney General's office found evidence in 26. There have been only seven federal convictions for torture in Mexico's federal...

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