Minneapolis, MN – Students led a march of more than 200 people here Nov. 20 to demand justice for the 43 disappeared student activists from the rural teacher’s college in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero in México. Students came from several area colleges and high schools and many community members marched too.
Éste 20 de Noviembre se llevarán a cabo manifestaciones y marchas a nivel nacional en México demandando justicia para los normalistas caídos y desaparecidos de Ayotzinapa. Hace dos meses, el 26 de septiembre, estudiantes normalistas en el estado de Guerrero, México fueron atacados por la policía municipal de Iguala. Tres normalistas fueron asesinados y 43 fueron secuestrados y entregados al cartel Guerreros Unidos y probablemente asesinados.
On Nov. 20, there will be nationwide protests in Mexico demanding justice for the Ayotzinapa Teacher College students. Two months earlier, on Sept. 26, students from the teachers’ college in the state of Guerrero, Mexico were attacked by police. Three students were killed and 43 others were arrested and turned over by the police to a Mexican drug gang and probably killed.
Gainesville, FL – On the evening of Nov. 13, University of Florida (UF) students held a Peoples’ Eulogy for the 43 Mexican students presumably murdered by police and drug gangs who were colluding with local and state politicians. Local police in Iguala, Guerrero, kidnapped the students, now known as the 43, on Sept. 26.
Minneapolis, MN – 50 students and community members gathered for a vigil Nov. 11 in solidarity with the 43 disappeared – and likely murdered – Mexican student activists in Ayotzinapa. The vigil was in front of Coffman Student Union at the University of Minnesota (UMN). Students held signs with the names and pictures of each of the 43 missing students, along with a banner that read, “Say no to repression!” in several languages.
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Legalization for All (L4A) Network. Normalista refers students at a “normal school” or teaching college.Solidarity from the North with the Normalista, rural teachers and students