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September 26, 2005

Govt Officials Probably In Collusion with Serial Killings of Women in Ciudad Juarez

It is disturbing to know that more than 350 women and girls have been brutally murdered along the Mexican-U.S. border, including at least 90 who were raped and killed in similar ways.

Worse is the evidence of police collusion either in the murders or at least cover-up of the murders. Torturing suspects into giving false confessions is rampant.

The state prosecutor and state police chief resigned recently. The new state prosecutor, Patricia González, doesn't actually believe the state deliberately messed up the investigations; but at least she's bringing in an Argentine forensics team to help re-evaluate the murders.

More info: "In Mexico's Murders, Fury Is Aimed at Officials," by Ginger Thompson in the LAT

Posted by cj at September 26, 2005 8:15 AM


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