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Mexico: Riot police evict teachers protesting edu reforms in Oaxaca01:11

Mexico: Riot police evict teachers protesting edu reforms in Oaxaca

Mexico, Oaxaca City
June 12, 2016 at 10:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Riot police evicted protesting teachers from the Institute of Education of the State of Oaxaca (IEEPO), late on Saturday. The teachers are on strike to protest education reforms implemented by the federal government three years ago.

Protesters oppose mandatory testing of teachers imposed by the reforms, which they are calling on the government to repeal.

Clashes also broke out in the southern state of Chiapas while several protests occurred in Mexico City.

Mexico: Riot police evict teachers protesting edu reforms in Oaxaca01:11
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Riot police evicted protesting teachers from the Institute of Education of the State of Oaxaca (IEEPO), late on Saturday. The teachers are on strike to protest education reforms implemented by the federal government three years ago.

Protesters oppose mandatory testing of teachers imposed by the reforms, which they are calling on the government to repeal.

Clashes also broke out in the southern state of Chiapas while several protests occurred in Mexico City.

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