TeleSUR: “Teachers’ Protests Fill Mexico City Streets”

Thousands of angry teachers took to the streets of the Mexican capital to protest labor policies that they charge are a step toward privatization of public education and put their workplace rights in jeopardy.

In addition to protesting against these policies, the teachers also called for the release of political prisoners, particularly Nestora Salgado. The protests coincided with the Campaign to Free Nestora Salgado’s visit to Mexico City. Campaign member Stephen Durham and Nestora Salgado’s daughter Grisel Rodriguez are also featured in the video.

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