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Mexican government rejects war crimes allegations | guardian.co.uk

The Mexican government has threatened legal action against activists who reported its president and his top officials to the international criminal court for alleged war crimes in the fight against drug gangs.

President Felipe Calderón’s office called the accusations “absurd” and said the security policy of a democratic state that investigates human rights abuses could not be compared to the war crimes committed by authoritarian states.

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