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Mexico: Violent Confrontation in Guerrero Between Normalistas and Police

A police car burns after normalista students attack police station, March 28, 2015.

A police car burns after normalista students attack police station in Tixtla, March 28, 2015.

By Erin Gallagher, Revolution News, March 28, 2015

Normalistas from the Ayotzinapa normal school were violently confronted by riot police Saturday afternoon in a village near the city of Chilpancingo. Earlier reports indicated there were various injuries and three young detainees, all of whom we are told have since been released. After the confrontation, several riots took place in Tixtla where apparently four or five members of the Municipal Police were detained by comunitarios (community police). Read the rest of this entry