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USA: Amnesty International calls for tighter policies on use of lethal force, after Justice Department decides not to prosecute Border Patrol agents in deaths of Mexican teenagers

, Index number: AMR 51/058/2013

The decision of the US Justice Department announced last week not to file criminal charges against Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers who shot dead two Mexican teenagers in separate incidents in 2011 raises disturbing questions about impunity and US policies on use of deadly force.

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