Ayotzinapa protest takes place in Buenos Aires

The parents and the mother of two of the missing students participated in the protest.
The group protested before the Mexican embassy in Buenos Aires. (Photo: Xinhua)
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The "South-America 43 Caravan," headed by a survivor of the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in the state of Guerrero eight months ago, as well as relatives of the victims, demanded justice in Buenos Aires to the cry of "they were taken alive, we want them back alive."

The group, with the presence of the parents of one of the disappeared and the mother of another, as well as a student of the same school in Ayotzinapa, first protested in front of the Embassy of Mexico in Buenos Aires.

They later concentrated in the Obelisk, along members of local humanitarian organizations, and they marched to the headquarters of the Argentine Foreign Ministry.

The students disappeared at the hands of police officers under the orders of the mayor of Iguala, José Luis Abarca, and according to the official version they were handed to members of the United Warriors cartel, who killed them and burned their remains.

"I know that my son is alive along with his colleagues," expressed Hilda Hernández, mother of student César Manuel González, whose father, Mario César González, also participates in the caravan.

The other two Ayotzinapa representatives, Hilda Legideño, the mother of student Jorge Antonio Tizapa, and tragedy survivor Francisco Sánchez, are convinced that they are still alive, so they decided to visit Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil for two months, in order to seek support for their fight.

They have already traveled through the Argentine cities of Córdoba and Rosario, and arrived to Buenos Aires on the weekend.

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