Mexico: Ruling Calls for Military Justice Overhaul

Posted on December 21, 2010 • Filed under: Mexico, Police/Military Activity, Politics

judgment by the Inter-American Court on December 20, 2010, underscores Mexico’s obligation to stop using the military justice system for human rights abuses by the military, Human Rights Watch said today. It also shows that President Felipe Calderon’s proposed reform of the military justice system, which would only subject three types of abuses by military personnel to civilian jurisdiction, is inadequate. Read Article

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