Women protest against police violence in Mexico: 32 injured

Women protest against police violence in Mexico: 32 injured



Women protest against police violence in Mexico: 32 injured

Thousands of women in Mexico took to the streets in Mexico City for the immigrant Victoria Salazar, who was killed by the police with her neck broken, while protesters clashed with the police and injured 32 people.

Reactions against the Mexican police, who broke the neck and killed an immigrant woman named Victoria Salazar in Mexico on March 27, while detaining her.
Thousands of women took to the streets in the capital city of Mexico City, demanding justice for Salazar. All women protesters marched to the slogans “Victoria is not dead, the police killed her” and “Justice for Victoria”.
The protest, which started as a peaceful march, turned violent when a group of veiled and hooded protesters began clashing with the police in public places.
A large group gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in the capital, destroying the panel fences and attacking the police.
A total of 32 people, including 30 police and 2 civilians, were injured in the incidents.
In the images reflected on social media, it was seen that the protesters attacked the police officers with objects in their hands. A group of protesters spray-painted police shields blue.
Last Saturday, police broke the neck and killed an immigrant woman named Victoria Esperanza Salazar, from El Salvador, while detaining her. After the murder in question, reactions across the country grew.
Many women who claim to have been harassed and subjected to violence by the police continue to organize demonstrations in various parts of the country.
Official data in Mexico show that at least 939 women were murdered in 2020.


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