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Mexico: Anti-FIFA anarchists attack press, burn fake trophy01:07

Mexico: Anti-FIFA anarchists attack press, burn fake trophy

Mexico, Mexico City
June 11, 2014 at 21:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters took to the streets of Mexico City Tuesday, burning a replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy in solidarity with anti-FIFA protesters in Brazil. Demonstrators also later attacked members of the press, resulting in several injuries and destroying equipment.

The demonstration was originally in honour of the victims of a massacre known as "El Halconazo" that occurred June 10, 1971, when at least 39 people died after a paramilitary group known as the Halcones attacked a student demonstration.

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Protesters took to the streets of Mexico City Tuesday, burning a replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy in solidarity with anti-FIFA protesters in Brazil. Demonstrators also later attacked members of the press, resulting in several injuries and destroying equipment.

The demonstration was originally in honour of the victims of a massacre known as "El Halconazo" that occurred June 10, 1971, when at least 39 people died after a paramilitary group known as the Halcones attacked a student demonstration.

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