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Crackdown on teachers' camp in Mexico

Issue No. 2371

Riot police attacked striking teachers in Zocalo, the central square of Mexico city, on Friday of last week.

They used tear gas and water cannon to clear a protest camp the strikers had been living in since August. 

Up to 10,000 teachers occupied the camp the previous week. They are protesting against the imposition of performance evaluations.


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International
Tue 17 Sep 2013, 16:06 BST
Issue No. 2371
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