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Argentina: ‘Macri did it, everything he did, he did against the people’ – 24-hour march continues02:29

Argentina: ‘Macri did it, everything he did, he did against the people’ – 24-hour march continues

Argentina, Buenos Aires
December 10, 2016 at 17:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of activists continued into the second half of the 24-hour-long "March of Resistance" organised by Argentinian human rights group, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, in Buenos Aires on Friday.

Hebe de Bonafini, president of the group, addressed the crowds in a rally, berating Argentinian President Mauricio Macri:

"Macri did it, everything he did, he did against the people," she added, "everywhere he goes, we are going to follow him, and we are going to tell him that he is a great son of a bitch."

The march, which became the second under current President Mauricio Macri, was organised under the slogan "Solidarity and struggle against hunger and repression." Many gathered and held banners criticising Macri's policy of austerity and taken actions to devalue the peso resulting in inflation and job losses.

The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo have demonstrated every Thursday since 1977 to remember and demand justice for the victims disappeared during the military government of 1976-1983.

Human rights groups estimate around 30,000 people were killed during the period.

Argentina: ‘Macri did it, everything he did, he did against the people’ – 24-hour march continues02:29
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Thousands of activists continued into the second half of the 24-hour-long "March of Resistance" organised by Argentinian human rights group, Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, in Buenos Aires on Friday.

Hebe de Bonafini, president of the group, addressed the crowds in a rally, berating Argentinian President Mauricio Macri:

"Macri did it, everything he did, he did against the people," she added, "everywhere he goes, we are going to follow him, and we are going to tell him that he is a great son of a bitch."

The march, which became the second under current President Mauricio Macri, was organised under the slogan "Solidarity and struggle against hunger and repression." Many gathered and held banners criticising Macri's policy of austerity and taken actions to devalue the peso resulting in inflation and job losses.

The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo have demonstrated every Thursday since 1977 to remember and demand justice for the victims disappeared during the military government of 1976-1983.

Human rights groups estimate around 30,000 people were killed during the period.

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