Ayotzinapa and the International Caravans

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Ayotzinapa and the International Caravans

Luis Hernández Navarro

La Jornada, 28th April, 2015

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In an effort to never forget, parents of the 43 missing young people from Ayotzinapa and students from the rural normal school have in recent weeks launched a vigorous and intense international campaign. On March 16 they began a 45-day tour to more than 40 U.S. cities; between April 12 and May 2 they are crossing Canada from west to east, and on April 16 a delegation left for Europe to visit more than 13 countries.

It’s not the first time that parents and teachers college students have left the country to publicize their demand that their children and colleagues be returned alive.

In late January, a delegation went before the UN’s Committee on Enforced Disappearances in Geneva to denounce the absence of justice perpetrated by the State in Iguala and demanded that the military be…

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