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Jouranlist in Juarez Claim Abuse by Municipal Police

Saturday, June 4, 2011 |

Three journalists claim to be physically attacked and handcuffed like criminals by Juarez municipal police officers.

In less than an hour three journalists who were in the middle of performing their jobs were physically abused and detained like criminals by local police when they came to cover a story about a person who was allegedly exploiting an elder lady.

The reporters were identified as Ismael Villagomez, Pablo Hernández Batistas and Luis Escalera.

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2 Borderland Beat Comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank god they didn't execute him. He's got balls to be telling on the police. Respect!

Anonymous said...

Gotta love those LOCAL Mexican cops,talk about ABUSE OF POWER,kind of says it all. FREEDOM OF SPEECH, needs to be defended to the Max regardless of what is said, ARE YOU LISTENING MEXICO??

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