Seattle Freedom for Nestora committee joins protest at Mexican Consulate on one year anniversary of disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa. The protest was called by Mexicanos Unidos en Washington.
KPBS has released their coverage of the protest at the San Diego Mexican Consulate on Monday. The entire article is worth reading, but the end is especially powerful.
Felix Garcia, a San Diego resident in his 60s who strummed on his guitar and song revolution-era songs outside of the consulate, hadn’t eaten in more than three days.
“I feel weak and hungry, but my conviction is stronger,” he said.
Garcia said he looks up to Salgado because of her defense of indigenous communities in Guerrero, one of Mexico’s poorest states.
“She represents resistance. Liberty. Freedom,” he said.
On January 6th, Fox News Latino covered recent international protests that have put intense pressure on Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto. The article discusses both Nestora Salgado and José Luís Avila as well as the 43 disappeared Ayotzinapa students. Click here to read the full article.