Echoes of ’68: Youth Massacres, Repression & Resistance… | #Tlatelolco #2deoctubre

Echoes of ’68: Youth Massacres, Repression and Resistance Jolt MexicoBy fnsnews | Published October 1, 2014“Never Forget October 2!” The slogan captures the spirit of the annual commemorations of the military-police massacre of hundreds of protesting students during the Olympic Games in Mexico City back on October 2, 1968.

In 2014 new killings of Mexican students and young people, coupled with a massive student strike at the National Polytechnic Institute IPN in the capital city-one of the centers of the 1968 movement-is injecting fresh bursts of outrage and activism into this year’s October 2 demonstrations and activities.

On one front, the September 26 murders of 6 people in Iguala, Guerrero, has plunged the conflict-ridden state south of Mexico City into renewed political turmoil. The bloody events began last Friday evening when

via Echoes of ’68: Youth Massacres, Repression and Resistance Jolt Mexico.

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