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Mexico Issues Warrants for 3 'Dirty War' Suspects

The move is seen as a signal of government’s intent to prosecute those allegedly responsible for the deaths of hundreds of dissidents. In a move to restart its prosecution of suspects in Mexico’s “dirty war” against dissidents, the government confirmed Wednesday that arrest warrants had been issued for two former secret police chiefs and a police official in connection with the 1975 disappearance of a Monterrey medical student. The two former police chiefs, Miguel Nazar Haro and Luis de la Barreda Moreno, are suspected of having directed the arrest, torture and disappearance of Jesus Piedra, one of about 520 activists who vanished while in police custody between the late 1960s and the early 1980s. A third warrant was issued for Juventino Romero Cisneros, a Nuevo Leon state police official who testified to having participated in the abduction of Piedra from a Monterrey street corner. Full Story

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