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Forced disappearances in Mexico's drug war

By: Mathieu COMIN | Laurence CUVILLIER
1 min

Since 2006, when the Mexican military began to intervene in the country's war on drug trafficking, tens of thousands of people have gone missing. Have they been killed, sold to drug traffickers or forced into prostitution? Their loved ones are still waiting for answers. Meanwhile, some suspect that police have been complicit in many of these forced disappearances.


Our reporters travelled to the central states of Jalisco and Veracruz, some of Mexico’s most dangerous zones, to investigate. They met those fighting for the truth... and living in fear of the authorities.

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