Human rights commissioner: 2 witnesses in Mexico army slaying jailed on false gun charges

November 15, 2014 4:15 AM

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Human rights commissioner: 2 witnesses in Mexico army slaying jailed on false gun charges

FILE - In this July 3, 2014 file photo, a state police vehicle sits parked outside a warehouse that was the site of a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon, in Mexico state, Mexico. Two survivors of the June 30 mass slaying by Mexican soldiers who have been jailed for weapons possession are innocent and should be released immediately, the outgoing president of the National Commission on Human Rights says. Raul Plascencia says the two women were prostitutes hired to accompany a leader of the group that met in the abandoned warehouse. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File) (The Associated Press)

MEXICO CITY – Two survivors of a mass slaying by Mexican soldiers who have been jailed for weapons possession are innocent and should be released immediately, the outgoing president of the National Commission on Human Rights says.

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