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Lynchings in Mexico: When angry mobs take justice into their own hands

By: Genie GODULA Follow | Joanna COCKERELL | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Tatiana GERSTER
1 min

Last year in Mexico, 25 people were beaten to death in public, the victims of vigilante justice. Some 40 more victims were rescued just in time. Our correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report from the state of Puebla, the region rocked by the most lynchings in recent years. Warning: some viewers may find these images disturbing.


Also, this week in Cuba, over 400 people made history by marching for an animal welfare law. Children, adults and the elderly took part in the rare protest in Havana, many accompanied by their pets.

And March Madness wraps up with a big win for Virginia and lingering questions about whether or not US college basketball players should finally be paid.

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