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dArKeR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 09:55 PM
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Mexico crime fight sparks police brutality charges
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Nadia Zepeda says Mexico City police arrested and raped her in 2003, planted cocaine on her and sent her to prison in the name of a "zero tolerance" crime policy that rights groups say has run amok.

Amnesty International and Mexican rights groups launched a campaign on Wednesday to free Zepeda, 20, who has been in prison for two and a half years for possession and sale of drugs in a case they condemned as arbitrary and flawed.

"I still don't understand why they did it or why they are doing it," a soft-spoken Zepeda said on a video tape from her prison presented to reporters on Wednesday.

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