Friday, December 13th, 2019

Cross-Border Killings Raise Questions


"The unlikely scenario of Border Patrol agents in the United States gunning down Mexican rock throwers in Mexico has played out several times in the last two years, outraging the Mexican government, raising questions about the Border Patrol’s use of force, and causing diplomatic huddles between the two countries. … “What would happen,” [a Mexican official] asks, “if the tables were turned?  What would happen if an American teenager threw rocks at a Mexican agent and the Mexican agent shot the American? This is the question we always ask Americans.” " – Terry Greene Sterling, Oct. 13, 2012.

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