Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Lawsuit filed in U.S. federal court against Ernesto Zedillo for Acteal massacre

Reported first by Milenio, here's an exerpt from CNN;
Survivors and heirs of Mexican Indian villagers who were killed in a massacre in 1997 have filed a lawsuit in the United States against former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, accusing him of crimes against humanity.The civil action, filed Friday in Connecticut, where Zedillo currently resides while he teaches at Yale University, accuses him of being responsible for the killings of 45 villagers and afterward conspiring to cover it up. He was Mexico's president from 1994 to 2000.

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