"Rape Trees" Along US Border

“Rape Trees” Along US Border

via Latina, Julian CardonaWe don’t have to travel all the way to the Middle East to find crimes against women. Latina previously posted a photo that caught our eye this morning. Affirming the fact that the violence in Mexico is heading north into the US, cartel members are marking their territory with “rape trees”.

These “rape trees” are places where cartel members and coyotes rape female border crossers and hang their clothes, specifically undergarments, to mark their conquest and territory.

Read also a followup piece on Latina: The Steep Price of Immigration for Latin American Women.