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Mexico: Coahuila civil police injures journalist and damages work equipment to prevent him from documenting police abuses

"In the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 9, hooded elements of the Civil Police of Coahuila (PCC, by its Spanish acronym) attached to the Secretariat of Public Security, injured, threatened and damaged the work equipment of the Vanguardia media reporter, Daniel Leal de Koster, in Saltillo, Coahuila. (...) When the coverage began, the policemen sought to prevent his work through physical aggression. 'A policewoman arrived, slapped my left hand and took my cell phone. I identified myself as a reporter, but two other policemen arrived, they grabbed me from behind, subdued me and threw me against a wall'."

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