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Mexico: Tortured at random

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Headline Title:  Mexico: Tortured at random 15 December 2013 Miriam López was kidnapped on the school run by men in balaclavas, tortured and detained for months. How could this happen? Amnesty International looks at the reality of torture in Mexico. It took time for Miriam Isaura López Vargas to piece together what had happened to her.   The 30-year-old mother of four had just dropped three of her children off at school in Ensenada, a city in northern Mexico, on 2 February 2011. Suddenly, two men wearing balaclavas appeared, forced her into a white van and took her away. “I didn’t…

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