No refuge from Mexico drug violence

Senior policeman who fled death threats in Mexico denied refugee status in Canada.

    When a senior policeman from the violence-plagued Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez had his life threatened by drug gangs, he moved to Canada seeking refugee status.

    But Canadian authorities say he should be protected by his own government and want to send him and his family back to Mexico.

    Imtiaz Tyab examines the case of a man caught between countries.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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