Mexico Vigilantes

January 31, 2013 - 11:31 PM
Masked members of the community of Ayutla escort detained people to a community assembly in the town of El Meson, Mexico, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. Vigilantes who have taken up arms against drug cartel violence and common crime in southern Mexico brought charges ranging from organized crime to kidnapping and extortion against 50 men and three women who they have been holding prisoner at improvised jails, in some cases for weeks. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)