The Mexican bourgeoisie has once again shown its bloody face.
On Sunday, June 19, at Nochixlan, heavily armed federal police murdered a dozen striking teachers and villagers who supported them in cold blood. They were blocking a highway in the south to prevent federal police from going to the capital of the state of Oaxaca, where striking teachers organized a encampment.
Faced with protesters who had nothing but sticks and stones to defend themselves, cops used tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition and helicopters. Police prevented ambulances from accessing the site during the hours of the confrontation and blocked the protesters who were trying to take the injured to hospital.
The massacre of Nochixtlan is not an aberration or an exceptional event, but the symptom of the development of struggles in Mexico and the bourgeois violence that seeks to curb them.