Great piece by journalist Clarence Page. One mistake: his implication that Amnesty International opposed the Merida Initiative. They didn’t; they supported it on ‘condition’ that it included notoriously inadequate human rights safeguards. Even though the final bill did not have even these safeguards, Amnesty refused to issue a statement of opposition to the Merida Initiative. […]
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I Really Like the Cops, by Brad Will
Bradley Roland Will 1970-2006 Murdered by police in Mexico.
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