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Mexico: See protesters set fire to Santander as they clash with police01:17

Mexico: See protesters set fire to Santander as they clash with police

Mexico, Mexico City
December 2, 2014 at 18:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police clashed with protesters as they started fires and smashed windows in shops, banks and other establishments in Mexico City on Monday night following a rally for 43 missing students and against Mexican President Pena Nieto.

Earlier on Monday evening, thousands of protesters gathered at the Angel of Independence holding signs reading "A president, not a tyrant. A country not a morgue" and chanted "Pena out." One speaker who addressed the rally said that Nieto would never be accepted as a "part of the Ayotzinapa movement."

Forty-three students from Ayotzinapa went missing on September 26 after being detained by police in Iguala, a town in the state of Guerrero. Thousands have protested since, calling for justice and the safe return of the missing students.

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Police clashed with protesters as they started fires and smashed windows in shops, banks and other establishments in Mexico City on Monday night following a rally for 43 missing students and against Mexican President Pena Nieto.

Earlier on Monday evening, thousands of protesters gathered at the Angel of Independence holding signs reading "A president, not a tyrant. A country not a morgue" and chanted "Pena out." One speaker who addressed the rally said that Nieto would never be accepted as a "part of the Ayotzinapa movement."

Forty-three students from Ayotzinapa went missing on September 26 after being detained by police in Iguala, a town in the state of Guerrero. Thousands have protested since, calling for justice and the safe return of the missing students.

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