Legal groups accuse US government of rights abuses on Vieques from decades of bombing practice

  • by: DANICA COTO , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 24, 2013 - 6:00 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The National Lawyers Guild and other groups have filed a petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights against the U.S. government in a case involving Puerto Ricans living on the island of Vieques, which was once used as a bombing range.

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