Mexico: Disappearnce of students prompts call for nationwide protest

Posted on October 6, 2014 • Filed under: Corruption, Crime, Mexico, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity, Social Issues reported Protests will be held throughout Mexico in response to the alleged disappearance of student by police officials in collusion with organized crime.

Students from the Teacher Training College of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, alongside family members of the 43 disappeared students, have issued a call for nation-wide protests and demonstrations for October 8 organized under the hashtag #compartimoseldolor or “we share your pain.” In the Mexican capital organizers are calling for the public to gather at the Angel of Independence at 4 PM. National Coordination of Education Workers has declared its support for the protests, students from several rural schools have also declared an indefinite strike. Read Article

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