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Published 22 October 2014

More than a 100 actions will take place in the upcoming days.

Students from dozens of Mexican universities are staging several rallies all over the country to demand the federal government to find alive the 43 students of the Teacher Training College of Ayotzinapa that were kidnapped by Iguala, Guerrero police on the night of September 26-27.

On that night, Iguala policemen shot several buses taken by the Ayotzinapa students, killing three of them and another three civilians.

Then, according to authorities and witnesses, the agents kidnapped 43 students and handed them to a local drug cartel named United Warriors.

Such violent incidents have prompted a wave of criticism and concern against President Enrique Peña administration in and outside Mexico.

As part of the demonstrations planned for Wednesday, students are marching in several Mexican cities, they have called on a 48-hour-long strike and are staging rallies outside both federal and Guerrero government buildings.

In Iguala, nearly 5,000 people, including the parents of the missing students, are marching by the main streets of the city. At the same time, a group of masked men have taken the municipality headquarters, according to local media reports.

Also on Wednesday, the Platform in Solidarity with Ayotzinapa, a group that gathers students and civilians all over the world, announced that in the upcoming days from Wednesday, the platform will stage 103 actions to demand the return of the 43 missing fellows.

The actions include several demonstrations outside Mexican Embassies in United States, Latina America, and Europe.

Since September 26, 52 people, including tens of Guerrero policemen, have been arrested for participating in the violent incidents against the civil population in Iguala.

The Iguala mayor, Jose Luis Abarca, his Public Safety chief and his wife are on the run.

More than 10 mass graves and 30 bodies have been found near Iguala; however, the remains have not been identified yet.

Meanwhile, legislators from the Institutional Revolutionary Party and the National Action Party called Guerrero Governor, Angel Aguirre, a member of the Democratic Revolution Party.

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