Mexico Authorities Under Renewed Heat for ‘Narcopolitics’ and Impunity

08/12/16 InSight Crime

cemetery-cross-in-graveyard-1398971336pwPMexico will not be able to rein in runaway organized crime until it addresses the links between Mexican authorities and criminal groups and ends impunity for those responsible for crimes against humanity, an international justice advocate told the Guerrero State Congress.

Ina Zoon took the Open Society Foundation (OSF) Justice Initiative’s message to ground zero of Mexico‘s crime-fed security crisis on August 11. She presented the foundation’s recent report on possible war crimes by the Mexican government and the Zetas crime cartel to the Guerrero legislature, Proceso reported. Guerrero, home to the resort city of Acapulco, is one of the most violent places in Mexico.

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