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Caravana 43 Calling for Justice:
A Dialogue with Relatives of Ayotzinapa’s Disappeared Students
(Spanish with English translation)
Caravana 43 was formed in response to the Mexican government’s lack of transparency and accountability for the Ayotzinapa case. Relatives and peers of the 43 disappeared students have traveled to Europe demanding justice, accountability and support, and now they are traveling through the United States.
Please join us for a dialogue with:
Anayeli Guerrero de la Cruz
Sister of Oshivani Guerrero de la Cruz
Clemente Rodríguez Moreno
Father of Christian Alfonso Rodríguez Telumbre
Felipe De la Cruz Sandoval
Teacher and Father of Ángel Nery survivor
On September 26th, in Iguala Mexico the local police attacked a group of students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Normal School and bystanders. Six people were killed, more than 20 injured, 43 students suffered enforced disappearance. Presumably they were handed in to organized crime for execution. The Mexican government has not given a meaningful response, it has been insensitive, and their inquiries have covered up military, police and politicians’ responsibility for this act of state violence. After recent recommendations by the Committee on Enforced Disappearance (CED) of United Nations and the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, the Mexican government continues to deny its responsibility and considers it is an isolated case.
Quisieron enterrarnos pero no sabían que éramos semilla
They wanted to bury us, but they didn’t know we were seeds
Spanish Department (HC and BMC)
Provost’s Office HC
More than 180 organizations including: Frente Ayotzinapa USA and RIUM.
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