Can’t ignore the tremendous emotion in this photograph. I wanted to post this with a track that was suitable backing music, but I feel like juxtaposing a relationship-oriented pop song against this would be a bit disrespectful.
While the world has focused its attention on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, there’s another student movement gaining steam on the other side of the world.
The unfolding protests gripping Mexico began in the small town of Iguala, in the southwest region of Guerrero state, where the disappearance of 43 student teachers on the night of Sept. 26 has sparked outrage amid allegations of collaboration between local police and organized crime.
Check the Guardian for more information on the protests, their purpose, and government inaction in the face of the kidnapping of 43 student teachers during an earlier protest in September.