[[SUMMARY / COMMENT: Previously undisclosed footage, shown by PBS, shows a clear case of excessive force and abuse of power by the U.S. Border Patrol and its parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, that has been swept under the rug by federal prosecutors. The family’s lawyer says: “They applied 3,000 volts (sic.) of electricity […]
[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The details emerge of the killing of the Mexican immigrant in May 2010: “‘At one point, there were approximately 20 to 25 agents taking part in beating, kicking or punching Mr. [Anastacio] Hernandez-Rojas …’ the complaint states. ‘The beating continued for several minutes. At some point, federal officer Doe 3 pulled out […]
LATimes: US border-patrol agents frequently abuse Mexicans caught crossing into the USA. … in May, … Border Patrol agents were involved along with customs personnel in the death of a detainee who was beaten and shocked with a Taser up to four times. The agents said the detainee became violent while being deported to Mexico. The Taser, the beating and methamphetamine in the detainee’s system all were factors in his death, according to the San Diego County medical examiner.
An attorney for a Mexican man who died after being shocked with a stun gun by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer said Monday the sequence of events described in an autopsy report bolsters his case that the officer used excessive force.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An autopsy report says it’s unclear how a heart condition and methamphetamine use may have caused the death of a Mexican man who was shot with a stun gun by a U.S. agent in San Diego. The death of 42-year-old Anastasio Hernandez on May 29 sparked outrage in Mexico. The Mexican […]
[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Amnesty International calls for restrictions on Taser use by US border police following death of Mexican migrant … Anastasio Hernandez was detained on 28 May after re-entering the USA illegally through the US border with Mexico. He had reportedly been deported two months earlier. Customs and Border Patrol police reportedly hit him […]
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT (AI Index: AMR 51/049/2010) Amnesty International is calling for a review of the US border patrol’s policy on use of electroshock weapons following the death of Mexican national Anastasio Hernandez earlier this week. According to police sources, Anastasio Hernandez was detained on 28 May after re-entering the USA illegally through the […]
KPBS, Amy Isackson … Family members of a 42-year-old man tasered by Border Patrol agents at the San Ysidro Border Crossing last Friday night said he is brain dead. The Mexican Consulate in San Diego said it appears federal agents used excessive force. The family of Anastasio Hernandez said he and his brother tried to […]
Amnesty International calls for restrictions on Taser use by US border police following death of Mexican migrant Amnesty International is calling for a review of the US border patrol’s policy on use of electroshock weapons following the death of Mexican national Anastasio Hernandez earlier this week.
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