The Continuing Indigenous Fight of Southern Mexico's Militant Teachers
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July 28, 2016



Southern Mexico sees daily motorway blockades, riots and brutality against a militant teachers' union who claim their culture and roots have been disrespected by the government.

Mexico's government claims it is attempting to drag the entire country into the 21st Century.

Why are these teachers fighting? How far will they go to make their voices heard? And when will there be an end to Mexico's forgotten civil war?

Related: Mexican Teachers Accuse Govt of Fast-Tracking Embattled Reforms (teleSUR)

Related: Performance-Based Education Reform Benefits Teachers, Students: Mexican President (Xinhua)

related: Teachers End Blockade of Freight Rail Lines in Western Mexico (EFE)

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