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Mexican Women Victims of Rape, Torture When Arrested

Amnesty International says that a vast majority of incarcerated Mexican women face sexual torture during arrest and in the hours following. In a report released Tuesday, Amnesty detailed interviews and testimonies of 100 jailed Mexican women.  Seventy-two of them said they were sexually abused during or soon after their arrest, and 33 reported being raped. "These women's stories paint an utterly shocking snapshot of the level of torture against women in Mexico, even by...

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