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Mexico: Fear for safety/Use of excessive force

, Index number: AMR 41/003/2004

Police appear to have used excessive force during the eviction of indigenous people occupying the town hall in the community of Tlanepantla, State of Morelos, on 14 January 2004. One man, Gregorio Sánchez,was reportedly shot dead and at least 12 others were injured, including three police officers.

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