Mexico ends military jurisdiction for crimes against civilians

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Mexico’s government has approved sweeping changes to its military code of justice. For the first time, soldiers can be tried in civilian courts for crimes against non-military personnel. CCTV’s Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.

Mexico ends military jurisdiction for crimes against civilians

Mexico ends military jurisdiction for crimes against civilians

Mexico's government has approved sweeping changes to its military code of justice. For the first time, soldiers can be tried in civilian courts for crimes against non-military personnel. CCTV's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.