Police inefficiency has been blamed for Mexico’s recent wave of vigilante justice. Photo: Reuters

In Mexico’s marginalised communities, mob justice is replacing rule of law

  • Residents of such areas often find themselves preyed on by criminals and ignored by the state, with little recourse to justice
  • This sense of abandonment, coupled with a recent wave of kidnappings, robberies and murders, has driven locals to take the law into their own hands
Topic |   Mexico

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Police inefficiency has been blamed for Mexico’s recent wave of vigilante justice. Photo: Reuters
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