On December 1st heavy street battles and property destruction welcomed Mexico’s new president. Riots lasted about 7 hours in downtown Mexico city during which police, banks, businesses and monuments were attacked and police barricades outside the presidential inauguration were stormed by people, many encapuchdxs [hooded ones], wielding molotovs, stones, sticks, metal bars etc…

Early during the day there were reports of a youth being killed by a plastic bullet but was then changed in the media to a youth in coma, loosing an eye and receiving facial reconstruction. There’s also reports of dozens of protesters injured and many cops with burns and fractures.

At the moment of writing this, 69 people, 11 women and 58 men, have been sent to the cages of the State.

some videos here and here


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