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Mexico releases 11 protesters from prison after international outcry
Mexico releases 11 protesters from prison after international outcry

Eleven people arrested in recent anti-government demonstrations and sent to maximum-security prisons have been released without charges after their detention created an international uproar. A 12th person arrested separately in connection with the same case was also freed, and publicly denounced what he described as beatings and threats by state security services. Mostly peaceful marches against the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto have become a mainstay since the Sept. 26 kidnapping and likely massacre of 43 college students in Iguala in the state of Guerrero. The students were attacked by local police working with a drug cartel in cahoots with the mayor of Iguala and his...

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