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Three years ago, citizens in Mexico took on a brutal drug cartel. Today, the group’s vigilante leader is in jail.  (September 10, 2015)

“not only Manuel Mireles is innocent, but all self-defense members that had to carry a weapon to defend their home, their family, their property, because there was no one to help them”

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/three-years-ago-citizens-in-mexico-took-on-a-brutal-drug-cartel-today-the-groups-vigilante-leader-is-in-jail

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY LAURENT THOMET Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles, the leader of the Self-Protection Police of Tepalcatepec, Michoacan state, Mexico, is interviewed while he was hunting pigeons on December 01, 2013. Citizens settled groups to protect the community from organized crime. Gunmen attacked federal policemen in several villages of western Michoacan state and set up four roadblocks after the clashes. AFP PHOTO/OMAR TORRESOMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images

 

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Manuel_Mireles_Valverde

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Cartel Land Full Documentary

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartel_Land

Director Documentary Matthew Heineman: ‘Suddenly I was alone with my camera in the middle of this shootout’

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Mexico captures Knights Templar drug cartel leader

Servando „La Tuta” Gomez, one of Mexico’s most wanted fugitives, has been arrested without a shot being fired, according to reports ( 28 Feb 2015)

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