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Mexico: Thousands march in Mexico City in solidarity with missing students

Mexico, Mexico City
October 23, 2014 at 02:58 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of people marched in Mexico City Wednesday in solidarity with 43 student teachers who went missing over three weeks ago in Iguala. They are calling for the safe return of the students who were reportedly last seen being detained by police. Reportedly among those at the rally were supporters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN).

Protesters gathered around the Angel of Independence monument holding banners with the faces of the students. They later walked along Reforma Avenue, holding torches and shouting "They took them alive, we want them back alive."

The 43 students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College in Guerrero disappeared on September 26 in Iguala after a confrontation with local police in Iguala that left six people dead and 25 injured. They have been missing ever since.

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Thousands of people marched in Mexico City Wednesday in solidarity with 43 student teachers who went missing over three weeks ago in Iguala. They are calling for the safe return of the students who were reportedly last seen being detained by police. Reportedly among those at the rally were supporters of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN).

Protesters gathered around the Angel of Independence monument holding banners with the faces of the students. They later walked along Reforma Avenue, holding torches and shouting "They took them alive, we want them back alive."

The 43 students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College in Guerrero disappeared on September 26 in Iguala after a confrontation with local police in Iguala that left six people dead and 25 injured. They have been missing ever since.

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