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Surviving Mexico’s torture epidemic

Headline Title:  Surviving Mexico’s torture epidemic 26 November 2014 “I’ve been working for the drug cartels and helped place a car bomb that killed two police officers,” said Rogelio Amaya, looking straight at the camera lens. He appeared shaken, his body bruised.Within hours, a version of the video featuring Rogelio and four of his friends confessing to the crime plastered the TV screens of Ciudad Juárez, in northern Mexico along the border with the USA.The town is one of the most violent in the country, infamous for brutal clashes among competing drug cartels and law-enforcement…

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