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Mexican police threatened to rape, murder and incinerate detained student protesters

December 5, 2014

Student protesters who were released from prison last weekend say they were beaten by Mexican police interrogators who threatened to rape them, burn them alive and make them disappear just like the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa.

Following an international uproar, eleven students arrested during the November 20 demonstrations in Mexico City were finally freed last Sunday after a federal judge admitted that there was insufficient evidence against them.

Six of the students, who were held in maximum-security jails and were initially accused of organized crime and attempted murder, said they were physically beaten and psychologically tortured by the police.

Sandino Bucio, another student from Mexico City’s UNAM university who participated in the November 20 demonstrations, was abducted by plainclothes officers on the streets of the capital last week. A video shot by passersby (see above) captured the terrifying moment when Bucio was bundled into an unmarked car by his abductors…

Click here to read this story in full over at Latin Correspondent.

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