Mexico troops must leave streets: UN rights official

A soldier takes a picture as forensic personnel move the body of a young man murdered on August 7, 2015 in a street of Acapulco, MexicoThe United Nations’ human rights chief called on Mexico to set a timetable for the withdrawal of military forces from controversial police work. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the ministers of defense and the navy told him that they themselves were not at ease with having their forces doing police chores.

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