Reclaiming Justice: Guerrero's Indigenous Community Police
(2002, 26 min.) MEXICO
Director: Carlos Efraín Peréz Rojas (Mixe)
Produced by: the Chiapas Media Project-Promedios
In Spanish with English subtitles.
In 1995, faced with injustice and corrupt local authorities,
42 Mixtec and Tlapanec communities in the state of Guerrero established
the Indigenous Community Police (ICP). Based on the traditional
indigenous justice system, the ICP is restoring dignity and pride
to the communities as well as providing security.
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Justice: Guerrero's Indigenous Community Police