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Mexico launches probe after rebel group declares ‘war’

Mexico is probing the alleged creation of a rebel group in the troubled southern state of Guerrero that is calling on people to take up arms against the government, the office of Mexico’s Attorney General said Monday.
Hooded men carrying rifles and handguns went before reporters Sunday in an undisclosed location in Guerrero and announced the creation of a group they called the Revolutionary Armed Forces-People’s Liberation, Mexican media reported.
A statement issued by the group called President Enrique Pena Nieto’s government repressive, criticizing education reforms as well as a planned energy reform billthe group said would surrender Mexico’s oil wealth to foreigners.
"There is no day like today to declare war," said a statement read by one of the supposed group’s leader. The alleged rebel group also accused the government of killing environmental activists, student and rural leaders and other community activists, and demanded the release of detained leaders of self-defense groupsin Guerrero.

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Photo: Dario Lopez Mills/AP

aljazeeraamerica:

Mexico launches probe after rebel group declares ‘war’

Mexico is probing the alleged creation of a rebel group in the troubled southern state of Guerrero that is calling on people to take up arms against the government, the office of Mexico’s Attorney General said Monday.

Hooded men carrying rifles and handguns went before reporters Sunday in an undisclosed location in Guerrero and announced the creation of a group they called the Revolutionary Armed Forces-People’s Liberation, Mexican media reported.

A statement issued by the group called President Enrique Pena Nieto’s government repressive, criticizing education reforms as well as a planned energy reform billthe group said would surrender Mexico’s oil wealth to foreigners.

"There is no day like today to declare war," said a statement read by one of the supposed group’s leader. The alleged rebel group also accused the government of killing environmental activists, student and rural leaders and other community activists, and demanded the release of detained leaders of self-defense groupsin Guerrero.

Read more

Photo: Dario Lopez Mills/AP