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  • People gather outside Guadalajara Cathedral in support of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College missing students. Thousands marched across Mexico on Wednesday to demand the government find out what happened to dozens of missing students. The students from a teachers' college went missing after they clashed with police in Iguala on September 26 (Photo: Reuters).

    People gather outside Guadalajara Cathedral in support of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College missing students. Thousands marched across Mexico on Wednesday to demand the government find out what happened to dozens of missing students. The students from a teachers' college went missing after they clashed with police in Iguala on September 26 (Photo: Reuters).

Published 9 October 2014

Teachers in Mexico announced an indefinite strike for the missing students in Guerrero. Across the nation, people have denounced the disappearance of 43 students and the murder of six people in Iguala. 

Teachers with the National Coordination of Education Workers (CNTE) declared an indefinite strike on Thursday to demand justice for the missing students in Guerrero. The teachers announced the strike on Wednesday during a protest to condemn the murder of six people in Iguala last September 26-27. Protestors also denounced the disappearance of 43 students.

The teachers made the announcement at a protest that took place in Chilpancingo, Guerrero. Approximately 10,000 people participated among them students, teachers, as well as a diverse array of members from civil society. They demand that the missing students be returned safely and that those responsible be charged.

Yesterday, 15,000 people protested in Iguala as well. The march was led by the missing students' families.

In a simmilar way, demonstrations took place in other parts of the country. Thousands of members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) marched in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas. Likewise, marches were held in Guanajuato, Sonora, Nuevo Leon, Morelos, Puebla and Veracruz.

Internationally, protests were held outside Mexican embassies in Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Germany, Spain, United States, Norway and the United Kingdom. 

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