Feb 1, 2012
Human Rights Violations: Mexican General and Troops Charged in Border Town Atrocities
Mexican General and Troops Charged in Border Town Atrocities - NYTimes.com: "An army general and soldiers under his command sent to fight drug cartels in a border town have been charged in military court with carrying out killings, torture, drug dealing and other crimes, government officials confirmed this week.
The general, Manuel de Jesús Moreno Aviña, and his subordinates have been charged with systematically ordering the killings of at least seven civilians in Chihuahua State, according to Reforma, which cited statements in the investigation and an interview with a military prosecutor." read more