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Human Rights Defenders Seek Protection in Mexico

Quote from NY Times article by Marc Lacey: “Activists working on cases connected to the drug war are particularly vulnerable because drug trafficking organizations, and their many accomplices in police forces and governments, show little tolerance for criticism.” is this the government with which the US is seeking law-enforcement cooperation in the so-called ‘drug war’?! […]

AP IMPACT: US drug war has met none of its goals

By MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press Writer Martha Mendoza, Associated Press Writer – Fri May 14, 12:02 am ET MEXICO CITY – After 40 years, the United States’ war on drugs has cost $1 trillion and hundreds of thousands of lives, and for what? Drug use is rampant and violence even more brutal and widespread.