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Sexual Torture of Women Prisoners is Growing Epidemic in Mexico’s War on Drugs

July 15, 2016 Nidia Melissa Bautista 0

 

The majority of women polled in a recent Amnesty International study have said that they were sexually abused, beaten, electro-shocked, touched and groped during detention and interrogations. According to the unprecedented report”Surviving Death: Police and Military Torture of Women in Mexico,” a large majority of the women detained in Mexico’s prisons have been accused of organized crime or drug related charges and tortured during detention.

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