Friday , January 22 2021

Feminist march for # 25N against gender violence: live and direct mobilizations

A group of women with a hood managed to tear down the metal fences that protect the National Palace. Photo: screenshot

This November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women; u MexicoFeminist collectives organized marches in different parts of the country, and one was held at the CDMKS, starting from the Monument to the Revolution to Zocalo Capitalino.

Then in we present minute by minute the development of the march.

Minute by minute

18:58. Protesters begin to retreat amid chants and slogans. They are followed by elements of the Commission on Human Rights, ERUM and Marabunte. Some women wear police shields. Is ending.

18:50. Undersecretary of Government of the capital Arturo Medina appears, who assures that he will soon give balance to the march, does not answer questions.

18:31. Athena advances in front of the National Palace to imprison the hooded women. With the hood, they are hit by the gases thrown by Athena, she is looking for water and the elements of the crowd are helping her.

18:25. Conflicts continue. Athens resists. Feminists drop homemade bombs on uniformed women; they also steal shields and throw fences. Other women punch and graffiti CDMKS letters.

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