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Mexico: Fear for safety/medical concern/fair trial

, Index number: AMR 41/024/2006

On 3 May, Javier Cortes Santiago (m), age 14, was killed and at least fifty people were injured during a series of violent clashes between demonstrators protesting against the relocation of street flower sellers, and federal, municipal and state police forces in the town of San Salvador Atenco, municipality of Texcoco, State of Mexico. According to reports, at least two hundred demonstrators were arrested during the incident.

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