On May 26, when the youths will be 80 months old, a demonstration will take place in the streets of Iguala, in that state, and in Mexico City, the parents said Monday.
“The political will of the current Mexican government is clear, but this is not enough,” said the parents’ lawyer, Vedolfo Rosales, during a demonstration on Monday in the center of the Mexican capital.
According to official data, more than 85,000 people are missing in the country, and thus they maintain the demand for justice to find out the whereabouts of 43 young men who disappeared in September 2014.
In the official account of former President Enrique Peña Nieto’s government, Ayozinapa’s 43 students were arrested in Iguala, on the night of September 26, 2014 by the corrupt local police who handed them over to the Guerreros Unidos gang, who burned the youths. People in the garbage warehouse.
This report, known as the “Historical Truth,” was challenged by family members and independent experts, who could not cremate the bodies at that location and indicated the military and federal police’s involvement in the case.
In 2018, the current Mexican President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, ordered the resumption of investigations and announced, on September 26, after six years of disappearance, the existence of arrest warrants against the army and the federal police.
In November, authorities detained Captain Jose Martinez, the first member of the military in connection with the disappearance of a young man accused of organized crime.