LA Forum: Voices from Mexico's Struggle for the Disappeared

November 21, 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
ANSWER Office
135 E 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90013
United States
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Join ANSWER for a public forum featuring family members of Mexico's disappeared and organizers involved in the struggle against the Mexican state. 

FEATURING:

  • Mercedes Moreno, leader of Mothers of the Disappeared (whose son disappeared 1991)
  • Belen Ascencion, whose brother was disappeared in Mexico
  • Juan Jose Gutierrez, leader of the Full Rights for Immigrants Coalition

...plus a leader in the Guerrero community

The massacre of 46 students has triggered a mass uprising demanding justice. This latest massacre has opened a flood of anger about thousands of people killed by the state or disappeared with the cooperation of the state. It is a struggle of the Mexican people but also for those from all over Central and South America and the Caribbean who have come to Mexico in search of safety and a job with the hope of getting to the US, only to find repression and death. This is a struggle of and for all immigrants and all who care about human rights.

Will you come?


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