Amnesty Int’l: Disappearances in Mexico a ‘crisis’

Photo composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing ten of the eleven young people that were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City last Sunday May 26, 2013. From left to right, top row; Josue Piedra Moreno, Aaron Piedra Moreno, Rafael Rojas, Alan Omar Athiencia Barragon, Jennifer Robles Gonzalez. From left to right, bottom row; Jerzy Ortiz Ponce, Said Sanchez Garcia, Guadalupe Morales Vargas, Eulogio Foseca Arreola, Gabriela Tellez Zamudio. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of unsolved disappearances in Mexico constitutes a national scandal and a human rights crisis, Amnesty International said Tuesday, citing what it called a systematic failure by police and prosecutors to investigate thousands of cases that have piled up since 2006.