Remembering the students massacre of 1968, Tlatelolco | Mexico City, Mexico.
These photographic images are brief visual register of the commemorative political meeting in honor and memory of the Mexican students killed (by the institutional and secret forces of the Mexican state), in La Plaza de la Tres Culturas, Tlatelolco (in the surroundings of Mexico City Downtown), the 2nd of October of 1968, during the repressive government of president Dï¿½az Ordaz, in the context of the student movement (with roots in several groups of students from diverse public universities) and during the previous weeks to the Olympic Games of Mï¿½xico 1968. During the political meeting of October 2014 (in memory of the killed students of 1968), the Leaders of student movement of 1968, with others movements and social organizations (such as Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas, Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra-Atenco, Movimiento ï¿½yo soy 132ï¿½, among other groups and citizens), claimed for the explanation of the violence and murders of 1968, the justice and the punishment to the members of Dï¿½az Ordaz government involved in the massacre.
Photo documentary by Guillermo Castillo (Hits: 19971)
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