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New Genocide Charges Planned in Mexico: Despite Setback in Case Against Echeverria, Prosecutor Targeting 30 Ex-Officials

Date: September 2, 2004
Author: Kevin Sullivan
QUOTE: The special prosecutor investigating government human rights abuses...planned to charge 30 former civilian and military leaders with genocide, despite legal setbacks...after he applied for the warrants...the judge turned him down, ruling that the country's 30-year statute of limitations on genocide had expired.

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