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Mexico: Death Toll Rises in Oaxaca As Govt Represses Teacher Protests

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It's barely mentioned in the news.

This looks like a war zone:

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From an article on telesurtv.net:

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The Mexican government followed through on its threat to use force against striking dissident teachers.

Mexican police attacked teachers striking against neoliberal education reforms in the southern state of Oaxaca, killing at least eight people and leaving dozens more injured.

Police were attempting to evict teachers from a road blockade on the Oaxaca-Puebla highway in the municipality of Nochixtlan when gunfire erupted, leading to violent clashes that lasted approximately four hours. teleSUR Mexico correspondent Aissa Garcia reported that as many as 12 people may have been killed by the state violence.

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I am probably being overly simplistic, but to kill 8 people and injure more because teachers want change in the schools and are blocking a highway... and people think our own cops and military won't do the same to us?  Wake up people. 

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Their own government killing them. That's deplorable!!!

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