Mexico: Parents of missing Ayotzinapa student teachers demand investigation into army

Parents of 43 student teachers that went missing from the College of Ayotzinapa in Iguala in 2014 gathered outside the city's army facility, Saturday, calling for an investigation into a possible army involvement in the students' disappearance. Joined by social activists and members of the College of Ayotzinapa, the mothers and fathers of the missing students approached the closed gates of the... Еще 27th Infantry Battalion and shook them in sign of protest. Later on, a contingent of demonstrators was seen throwing tear gas and Molotov cocktails towards the gates. Forty-three students, that were training to be teachers at the College of Ayotzinapa, went missing on September 26, after being detained by police in Iguala, a town in the state of Guerrero. An independent investigation released in December 2014 stated that the Federal Police were involved in the disappearances, handing the students over to local gang members. The allegations of political and police corruption have led to mass protests throughout the country. The remains of only two of the 43 missing students, Alexander Mora and Jhosivani Guerrero de la Cruz, have been identified so far.

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