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A man tortured, beheaded and dumped close to Mexico's border with the US in a gruesome cartel-style murder was not the moderator of a local online discussion forum, contrary the earlier reports. The still unidentified victim was abused and decapitated before his body was left beside a statue of Christopher Columbus outside the …

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"Mexico’s military and police are guilty of multiple human right violations in their fight against the cartels, including torture, 39 “disappearances” and 24 extrajudicial killings since 2006,"

"Los Zetas are accused of a string of atrocities, including the execution of an estimated 190 abducted bus passengers in Tamaulipas back in April and the Monterrey casino attack that left more than 50 dead in August."

Do animals have human rights?

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I'm sure

a lot of them are Catholics but I don't think "kill them all, God will recognise his own" is quite appropriate for Mexican military or police.

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Not CAMELS. CARTELS.

Do I need to straighten you out on "drugs mules" as well.

Human rights are important and precious - even those of wicked criminals, in fact let's say alleged criminals. Having said that, I am very little inclined to lose sleep over the fates of those villains. But it's important that the lawful authorities, who could act with impunity, do not act with impunity.

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I know the argument that we shouldn't lose sight of our own humanity, etc., but (for example) the Allies did some pretty horrible things in WWII but Amnesty International et al. don't moan about our behaviour then...

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Bad Guy Scare Tactics

Either the cartel can't find their ass with both hands or they are trying to make people believe that they will die if they blog about cartel news reporting. The dead guy (RIP) was prolly one of their mules.

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