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Beyond narcos (5): The autodefensas and the disappearance of the resistance
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Beyond narcos (5): The autodefensas and the disappearance of the resistance

The disappearance of the members of the movement is enabling its formalisation under the name of “rural forces”. People and the will to resist in Michoacán are leaving the ground to this new police force.
The movement started in Tierra Calientes, where rural communities decided to defend themselves from the violence present in the territory. The case of forced disappeared of 10 members of this movimiento.