Presumed Guilty TV -
‘They caught me and said, You did it; in you go.’ Presumed Guilty, Antonio, 2008
‘Policemen and other authorities in our justice system are rewarded for the number of arrests they make.’ ibid. Layda, lawyer/documentary maker
93% of defendants never see a judge. ibid.
‘First, the prosecutor never proved Tono fired the gun; the prosecutor’s gunpowder test was negative; Second, we found a list: several witnesses said they saw Tono elsewhere that day, but the police chose not to follow up. In Mexico you have to prove your innocence. ibid. two lawyers
78% of inmates are fed by their families. ibid.
‘We have to make up or exaggerate charges.’ ibid. rozzer
93% of inmates were never shown an arrest warrant. ibid.
95% of the verdicts are convictions. ibid.
92% of accusations are based exclusively on witnesses. ibid.
‘Only what the judge said had been recorded.’ ibid. lawyer
Appeal: Immediate Release. ibid.
Stop presumption of guilt in Mexico! ibid.