A gun held by a member of Ayulta's self-defence force
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Mexico's village vigilantes

Insecurity dominates the lives of millions of Mexicans. Caught between the murderous drug cartels and absent or corrupt law enforcement, communities are taking the law into their own hands.

In the state of Guerrero, a fledgling vigilante force has grown into an organisation numbering thousands. Linda Pressly reports from Ayutla.