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Sunday 07 of March 2021

Amnesty International on Tortures and Arbitrary Detentions


Investigator for Amnesty International Madeleine Penman, Director of the Americas for Amnesty Internal Erika Guevara-Rosas and son of a survivor of torture, Byron Arellano, speak during the presentation
Investigator for Amnesty International Madeleine Penman, Director of the Americas for Amnesty Internal Erika Guevara-Rosas and son of a survivor of torture, Byron Arellano, speak during the presentation "Surviving Death; Torture of woman by police and armed forces in Mexico",photo: Cuartoscuro/Moisés Pablo
Amnesty International presented findings in “Surviving death; Torture of women by police and armed forces in Mexico”

Amnesty International announced Monday that incidents of torture and arbitrary detentions increased by over 600 percent in Mexico between 2010 and 2013.

During the presentation, “Surviving death; Torture of women by police and armed forces in Mexico,” regional investigator for Amnesty International Madeleine Penman, said that the statistics on torture in Mexico are chilling and unbelievable.