Images from the Frontlines of the Battle for Oaxaca, July 16, 2007 (3)
On July 16, in the streets of Oaxaca, police attacked an unarmed crowd, sparking pitched battles (Part 3 of 3)
On July 16, 2007, as thousands of Oaxaquenos attempted to hold the People´s Guelaguetza, marching in the streets to the auditorium at the Fortin Mountain, police forces attacked the unarmed, peaceful crowd. Clashes ensued between the marchers and the police, lasting over five hours and resulting in 1 protester killed, 30 critically injured, and 65 detained or disappeared. There are urgent calls for demonstrations of international solidarity. Full report from Kelly, James, and Michael GW coming tomorrow.