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The torture of detainees in Mexico continues to be widespread and occurs between the time of arrest and when suspects appear before a judge, a United Nations official said Friday after a two week probe of issue.
“I wish I could say that torture is isolated in Mexico,” said Mendez,
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The Mexican Foreign Ministry said the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto has made it a priority to eradicate torture and is committed to completing the recommendations. He said the torture regularly occurs in police vehicles or illegal hideouts away from police stations or jails.
He said the principal way to avoid it would be for Mexico to reform its justice system so that detainees get immediate access to a lawyer, something that currently doesn’t happen.
Various national and international civil groups have criticized Mexico for years for use of torture by security forces as a tactic in extracting confessions,
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cards against humanity online version, for example, Human Rights Watch said in a report that it had found evidence of more than 170 cases of torture, 39 disappearances and 24 extrajudicial killings by security forces under Calderon’s strategy.