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Mexico: The Militarization of Public Security

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Expand Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (R) gestures during an event for the National Flag Day in Iguala, Guerrero State, Mexico on February 24, 2016. © 2018 Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images   This article was originally published in the newspaper El Universal in Mexico.  It is the first in a series produced by Human Rights Watch evaluating the human rights record of President Enrique Peña Nieto.     One of the most vexing questions Andrés Manuel López Obrador will face as president of Mexico is what to do about the country’s armed forces. For more than a decade, they have engaged in…

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