Mexico: Investigate Michoacán Killings

Human Rights in Latin America

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The observation of human rights in Latin America still raises some questions. This is following the recent mass killing of civilians by the state security personnel yet the same go unpunished. The efforts put by the government are shoddy, irrelevant and incompetence is prevalent in dealing with cases regarding the human rights saga. The recent killing of more than 42 civilians, according to the official statement, in the Michoacán state of Mexico prove that the government is doing very little to rectify the matters.

The three-hour confrontation between the police and the civilians left a whopping 42 civilians dead while the police had a single causality. The shooting is said to have been prompted by the shooting heard in the civilians. The human right activists are raising a question as to the necessity of the use of that magnitude of the force. The human…

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