Browsing All posts tagged under »torture in Mexico«

Dangerous Weapons

October 21, 2018


The police stripped Villegas and his companions of their cell phones, cameras and other possessions and accused them of conveying “dangerous weapons” — bags filled with children’s marbles and slingshots — that they found in the baggage compartment of one of the buses. When one of the APPO supporters, a distinguished looking middle-aged psychologist, protested, […]

How Many More?

March 1, 2016


During 2006 paramilitaries in Oaxaca killed between twenty-three and twenty-six protesters, including U.S. Indymedia photographer Bradley Will. Pressured by the U.S. government to resolve Will’s slaying Oaxacan authorities arrested one of Will’s companions, ignoring video evidence that showed four gun-wielding paramilitaries charging Will’s barricade seconds before he was shot. The Mexican Attorney General’s representatives bungled […]