Apr 24, 2015

Mexico almost dead last in impunity index

Mexico News Daily: The numbers confirm what most people already know: impunity in Mexico is about as bad as it can get.

With 75.7 points, Mexico trails behind only the Philippines, at 80. To determine a country’s level on the impunity index the study analyzed 14 indicators, including the number of police and judges per 100,000 inhabitants, the incidence of extrajudicial executions and kidnappings and the percentage of people incarcerated without sentences.A new analysis called the Global Impunity Index 2015 (IGI) ranked Mexico at second from the bottom on an international scale. It also found that a country’s wealth does not favorably impact its impunity index, nor does increasing police funding without ensuring effective judicial processes. Read more. 

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