Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students

A man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask takes part in a protest demanding justice in the case of 43 missing students, at the Reforma Avenue in Mexico City on December 26, 2014Some three thousand people took to the streets of downtown Mexico City on Friday, three months after the disappearance and likely massacre of 43 students. The students went missing on September 26, in an apparent massacre by a police-backed gang that sparked nationwide protests and caused a crisis for President Enrique Pena Nieto. The latest marches in Mexico City were led by parents and other relatives and friends of the missing, including students from their teacher training college in southern Guerrero state. “What does Ayotzinapa want?” protest leaders called out, referring to the name of the students’ school.

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