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Mexico on track to strengthen military role in fighting crime

Monday, December 11, 2017


For 11 years now, Mexican soldiers are still combating organized crime, even as violence remains widespread and accusations of human rights abuses mount against the armed forces.

A bill under debate in the Mexican Senate could help keep the soldiers in the streets for the foreseeable future. The Internal Security Law would enshrine the role of the Mexican military in law enforcement and could expand it.

Source: Washington Post