[JURIST] The Mexican Chamber of Deputies [official website, in Spanish] on Monday approved a bill that will recognize, protect and provide aid to victims of crimes stemming from the gang-related drug wars that have engulfed the country for nearly the last six years. Known as the General Victims Act [CNN Mexico backgrounder, in Spanish], the law was passed [AFP report] by Mexico's lower house of Congress as a means to compensate those persons adversely affected by fighting between gangs and...

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