Investigation Launched Into Mexican Cop Video Related To George Floyd
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Mon. March 29, 2021 (Reuters) – Mexican prosecutors are investigating the lack of lifetime of a woman who was captured on video pinned to the ground by police inside the Caribbean shoreline resort of Tulum, authorities acknowledged on Sunday.
A spokeswoman for the felony educated total’s area of job of the recount of Quintana Roo acknowledged police on the scene had been being questioned over the incident on Saturday and that the lady’s trigger inside the abet of lack of life was no longer however decided. Nor was it decided why she was detained, she added.
A video revealed by data attribute Noticaribe confirmed the lady squirming and crying out as she lay face down on a avenue with a policewoman kneeling on her abet with male officers standing by.
The video, whose authenticity Reuters may no longer straight check out, then lower to point off the lady’s inclined, handcuffed physique mendacity on the avenue. Officers are later seen transferring the limp, shoeless physique into the abet of a police truck.
The Nationwide Value to Stop and Eradicate Violence In opposition to Girls (CONAVIM) condemned the incident on Twitter and acknowledged it was in communication with authorities to make tremendous that that these responsible had been held to yarn.
Alejandro Encinas, deputy inside minister responsible for human rights, expressed outrage on Twitter, and described the incident as an act of “police abuse.”
The incident bore a similarity to the case of George Floyd, an African-American man whose lack of life in Can even as a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck sparked racial justice protests inside america and across the sector.
Frequent and rising violence in opposition to females has prolonged outraged many Mexicans, and has sparked predominant protests beneath the administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
(Reporting by Dave Graham, Ana Isabel Martinez and Diego Ore; Enhancing by Peter Cooney)