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Vigilante Justice in Mexico: The Inside Story

Should the emergence of citizen police be termed a vigilante movement or an attempt at self-defense? Katie Orlinsky takes us to southwest Mexico, where government legitimacy is decaying, a citizen police movement has taken force, and drug violence remains high.

Orlinsky's portfolio originally appeared in World Policy Journal's Spring 2014 Issue. In a follow up interview, Kate Holby digs deeper into the story in this video:

Read the full article featured in the Spring 2014 Issue.

[Photos courtesy of Katie Orlinsky, video produced by Kate Holby]

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