Case of bullying death shocks Mexico

Posted on May 24, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Mexico, Social Issues

Mexico’s President vowed on Friday to launch an all-out battle against a spate of bullying in schools after a 12-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in a beating by classmates. Hector Alejandro Mendez Ramirez died of head trauma at a hospital on Tuesday, one week after schoolmates slammed him against a wall in front of school staff in the northeastern city of Ciudad Victoria, according to the victim’s family. The tragedy in Tamaulipas state made national headlines, putting a spotlight on a scourge that the education ministry says is on the rise. Read Article

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