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More Civilians Killed Last Year in One Mexican Border Town Than All Afghanistan

Posted By admin On February 26, 2011 @ 5:15 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Edwin Mora
CNS News [1]
Feb 26, 2011

More civilians were killed last year in Ciudad Juarez, the Mexican city across the border from El Paso, Texas, than were killed in all of Afghanistan.

There were 3,111 civilians murdered in the city of Juarez in 2010 and 2,421 in the entire country of Afghanistan.

On a per capita basis, a civilian was 30 times more likely to be murdered last year in Juarez, where there are 1,328,017 inhabitants according toMexico’s 2010 census [2], than in Afghanistan, where there are 29,121,286 people according to the CIA World Factbook [3].

The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan was compiled by the Congressional Research Service and published in a CRS report [4] released on Feb. 3. The number of civilians killed in Juarez was compiled by Molly Molloy, a research librarian at New Mexico State University who maintains a count of murders Juarez and published it on the Frontera List Web site. Molloy’s work on civilian murders in Juarez was also referenced in a recent CRS report [5] on Mexican drug cartels.

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[1] CNS News: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/more-civilians-killed-last-year-juarez-a

[2] Mexico’s 2010 census: http://www.censo2010.org.mx/doc/cpv10p_pres.pdf

[3] CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html

[4] CRS report: http://www.cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/documents/AFHGANISTAN%20CASUALTIES-MILITARY%20FORCES%20AND%20CIVILIANS.pdf

[5] recent CRS report: http://www.cnsnews.com/sites/default/files/documents/MEXICO

[6] Stock up with Fresh Food that lasts with eFoodsDirect (AD): http://www.efoodsdirect.com/

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[8] Operation Moshtarak: three more civilians killed in Afghanistan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/operation-moshtarak-three-more-civilians-killed-in-afghanistan.html

[9] UN: 1000 Afghan civilians killed in 2009: http://www.prisonplanet.com/un-1000-afghan-civilians-killed-in-2009.html

[10] 2010 Was By Far the Deadliest Year for U.S. Troops in Afghanistan—One American Killed Every 18 Hours: http://www.prisonplanet.com/2010-was-by-far-the-deadliest-year-for-u-s-troops-in-afghanistan%e2%80%94one-american-killed-every-18-hours.html

[11] Nato air strike kills civilians in eastern Afghanistan, officials say: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-air-strike-kills-civilians-in-eastern-afghanistan-officials-say.html

[12] US Army ‘kill team’ in Afghanistan posed for photos of murdered civilians: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-army-kill-team-in-afghanistan-posed-for-photos-of-murdered-civilians.html

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