Ayotzinapa and the Voice of the Street

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Ayotzinapa and the Voice of the Street

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By Luis Hernández Navarro

Roberto Zavala Trujillo is the father of Santiago Jesús, one of the 49 children who died in the fire at the ABC day care centre, in Hermosillo, Sonora. Only on 20th November, in the full session of the state Congress, together with a thousand demonstrators who occupied the building in solidarity with Ayotzinapa, he declared: “From Sonora, after more than 104 years, we re-initiate the Revolution which has not walked.”

Last 20th November, some 5,000 students, miners from Cananea, fathers of the ABC day care centre, those affected by the contamination of the Sonora River, railroad workers, feminists, ecologists and braceros marched through the streets of Hermosillo, took over the seat of the local Legislative Power and warned: “The people are in session today, there is a quorum.” Before entering the enclosure, they left a message for…

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