Ayotzinapa Normal School

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Mexico Is Stonewalling Attempts to Interview Soldiers in Case of the Missing 43, Panel Says

Nine months since the Ayotzinapa disappearances, a top-notch panel says Mexico's government is preventing them from gathering testimonies from infantry troops who might have been involved in the attacks.
Melissa del Pozo
6.30.15
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Mexico’s Military Says One of the Missing 43 Students Was an Active Soldier

Almost nine months since the Ayotzinapa disappearances, parents said Thursday they knew of no missing young man who was a soldier. They called the army's statements a strategy at dividing them.
Melissa del Pozo
6.19.15
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Get Over It, Ex Mexican President Tells Parents of Missing Students on US Caravan

Almost six months since the 43 students were disappeared, parents of the missing take to the road to also shed light on the Merida Initiative, the US security plan they say fuels the violence in Mexico.
Andrea Noel
3.19.15
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Mexico Says Missing Students Case Is Solved, Despite No New Evidence

Four months after the Ayotzinapa Normal School students were "disappeared," authorities offered no conclusive proof all 43 young men were incinerated at a dump, but also asked the public to move on.
Daniel Hernandez
1.28.15
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The Executioners: What the Government Hasn’t Revealed About the Mexico Student Massacre

Cartel members interrogated by authorities claim dozens of people — more than authorities admit — were attacked and killed because the cartel believed a rival gang was attempting to enter Iguala.
Melissa del Pozo, Hans-Maximo Musielik, and Rafael Castillo
1.20.15
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Townspeople Were Forced to Help Cartel on Night of Attacks on Mexican Students, Report Says

Locals in Chilacachapa told a Mexican newspaper that the Guerreros Unidos cartel rode through their town and carried away 25 people to help them against students "who were going to start a revolution." It is unclear what aid they gave the gang.
Daniel Hernandez
12.16.14
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Mexican Federal Police Clash with Protesters Before Concert for Missing Students

Federal officers attempted to prevent the Ayotzinapa students from setting up for a solidarity concert on Sunday, sparking clashes that left 22 people injured, including two parents of the missing.
Melissa del Pozo and Daniel Hernandez
12.15.14
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Argentine Investigators Cast Doubt on Mexico's Claim Over Student Remains

The independent team said in a statement it could not verify the government's claim that a bone belonging to Ayotzinapa student Alexander Mora was indeed recovered from the Cocula river.
Daniel Hernandez
12.8.14
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One of Missing 43 Students In Mexico Is Identified Among Incinerated Remains

Forensics experts have identified one of the missing Mexican students among incinerated remains found in a remote dump in Cocula, Guerrero.
Melissa del Pozo and Daniel Hernandez
12.7.14
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Missing Students in Mexico Have Inspired a Wave of Protest Art

In reaction to the disappearances of the 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, exciting new protest art has emerged, drawing attention the oppression of young and poor progressives in Mexico.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
11.6.14