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 UnoTv.com 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.
18:19. Government Secretariat CDMKS reports that the total number of people who attended the mobilization was 900 people. Report 7 civilians and 4 injured protesters.
18:14. At other points of the Zocalo plate, an explosion of some Molotov cocktails was reported, and there are currently no official reports of injuries or injuries. Some groups continue to make pints near the Zocalo plate.
18:09. More elements of the capital, the WCC, are arriving at the Zocalo circle to step up security. While some citizens are trying to intervene to avoid conflicts.
18: 000 hours. Along with several tents from Camp Frena, protesters made a bonfire and danced around it. Athens managed to strengthen the security cordon around the camp. They also throw shields seized from police officers and any other object on the campfire to keep the fire alive.
17:53. SSCCDMKS elements are activating fire extinguishers to disperse protesters.
17:49. Protesters, mostly from the black bloc, are facing Athens.
17:45. This is how the Zocalo record looks from a different perspective.
17:40. Members of the black bloc are trying to remove the fences that protect Camp Frena. Civil security elements form a security cordon; However, some women with hoods have already managed to sneak in and destroy some tents. Some people who were there allowed them to do damage, not facing them.
17:35. Women with a hood lit a fire in front of the National Palace. Among the burned items are the flag of Mexico and the shield of Athens. At the same time, in the temple placed on the Zocalo plaque, activists are singing the song “live without fear”. Some women from this second group are starting to withdraw.
17:18. Despite the call, the black block is trying to remove the security fences National Palace. After a few minutes of fighting with a woman’s metal objects manage to pull them; however, the Athens group from the SSCCDMKS strengthens security.
17:16. Activists interrupted the speech demanding the release of 5 women who were imprisoned in the cathedral. “We are very clear, if they touch any of us, they will touch us all. We demand their release and that they stop encapsulating them. Companeras come here not to fall into provocation. “
17:12. We not only protect our lives from COVID, but we also protect ourselves from killing; We are experiencing another pandemic, that of violence against women, forced to close their eyes forever, activists condemned from the temple set on the Zocalo plateau.
17:07. Women with hoods jump over metal fences to approach the Metropolitan Cathedral. They face people on the street. At that moment, they also attacked a man with black paint.
17:00. The hood arrives at Pedestal. As activists prepare their statement on a template.
16:55. The most peaceful contingent of the march arrives in a circle Constitution Plaza; They pass in front of the cathedral and respect the departments that have been set up to protect the Frena camp. While women with hoods continue on May 5.
16:50. A group of hooded women joined the contingent on Avenue 5 de Mayo; they continue to cause damage. An elderly woman who joined the demonstrations is being hugged in this street.
16:45. Part of the contingent is already advancing on Avenida 5 de Maio (so far without major reporting damage).
16:41. Women with a hood are trying to enter the former temple of Corpus Cristi on Avenida Juarez. The cell of the black block remains on this avenue, while the rest of the contingent continues its passage towards Eye Central.
16:37. Protesters arrive near Bellas Artes. A group of women are beating drums and shouting slogans. In addition, there is also (in one of the silent contingent blocks) the presence of indigenous communities of Queretaro. No clashes with Mexico City police have been reported so far.
4:30 p.m. Women with a hood give crystal to Porru’s bookstore and Jose Azueta’s other works.
16:18. During the march, protesters continued to paint in stores and put up posters demanding an end to violence against women. The so-called “black block” in relation to women with hoods who fasten curtains High Court of Justice of Avenida Juarez.
16:14. A group of women dressed in black hoods beat metal protective fences set up to protect some buildings with hammers. They also break business windows on the road and attack some men.
16:09. The contingent is already advancing through Juarez and some hooded women are in the middle of the contingent.
16:05. The march begins. Part of the Monument to the Revolution female contingent; In the foreground are activists and mothers of some women victims of femicide or disappearance. Not everyone has a hood, but they wear badges in purple, green and orange. In addition, there are banners with photos of women. This is the quietest part of the demonstration.
16:00. With the blows of hammers, the protesters covered the domes of light with glass with glass Monument to the Revolution.
15:53. Some of the most representative covers that can be seen in the Monument to the Revolution is the one that says “Mexican feminicide”, worn by several women. In addition, some sing the song “live without fear”.
15:50. Women manipulate the big ones pink cross to put the names of the victims of femicide.
15:40. “Quesadillas with cheese” is, obviously, a signal to start mobilization. Several women with hoods start moving around the plate of the Monument to the Revolution.
15:30. Protesters are painting the Esplanade of the Revolution Monument as they wait to march towards it Pedestal. Some women wear hoods and wear clothes Black color.
15:10. The first feminist attacks on pedestrians outside their movement began to occur. For example, a cyclist passing by PlAza Republike painted it with aerosols.
15:00. The first pints on buildings.
14:50. A group of women with a hood is advancing along Reforma Avenuel Monument to the Revolution.
14:32. Metro San Cosme, still without the presence of the demonstrators.
13:48. They report that in el Metro San Cosme, from where the departure of the first contingent for Monument to the Revolution, there is no presence of demonstrators, but there are some media and monitors CDMKS.
12:38. Before March “25N” female elements of the Atenea group of the Secretariat for Civil Protection (SSCCDMKS) began to take place around Alameda Central. Uniformed women wear helmets, shields and protectors.
How are the authorities preparing for the feminist march?
12:30 p.m. They announce the participation of elements belonging to human rights in the feminist march.
Improve Government Secretariat CDMKS Fifty people from the city will take part in the feminist mobilization Mexico City Human Rights Commission and 391 civil servants of the Dialogue and Coexistence Group.
- That I can get in Pedestal. They want to isolate this mobilization from the FRENA tents guarded at the Plaza de la Constitucion to avoid clashes.
12:10. Claudia Sheinbaum hopes the march will be peaceful.
The head of government informs that there will be supervision in today’s feminist mobilization. Wait, it seems, it’s calm. However, in case the participants use dangerous objects that can harm third parties, they will activate the demonstration protocol in coordination with CDHCDMKS, SECGOB, SSCCDMKS.
11:50 Hrs. Claudia Sheinbaum talks about caring for raped women in the city.
The head of government emphasizes that after the issuance of gender warnings and after the mobilization of women in the city, the country and the world, they developed policies to strengthen the care for women.
- She comments that the women who suffer the most are women living in poverty and adds that there is a system of inequality that must be visible in order to fight it.
09:00 Hrs. The Trial Chamber suspended its work before the feminist march
The march is expected start sharply at 2pm at the Monument to the Revolution. The first contingent of the feminist march is expected to leave the station Saint Cosmas, from the Metro line 2, al Monument to the Revolution hours 14:30, where all contingents will go heading towards Zocal.
The Judicial Council of Mexico City reported that, derived from the march demonstrations planned today at the Historic Center, it agreed to suspend work.
07:00 Hrs. Monuments and businesses are protecting against the feminist march for this afternoon at the CDMKS
Elements of public works in Mexico City have protected various historical monuments and some commercial buildings with blue metal fences to prevent vandalism as part of the International Day for the Prevention and Elimination of Violence against Women.
- Plaza de la Republica, Avenida Juarez, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Hemiciclo a Juarez, Calle de 5 de Maio and the capital Zocalo are some of the protected points.
What was the path of feminist protest?
First contingent feminist march left the metro station Saint Cosmas, from the Red 2, al Monument to the Revolution. The departure was on point 14:30.
- Groups participated in this large concentration Coordination 8M CDMKS, Feminist Earthquake, Collective “Anarcho Violentas”, Free and Combat, Collective Feminist “Alas Violetas”.
O’clock 16:00 the march with all the groups came out of the Revolution; went through Juarez Avenue and 5 de Mayo, until they arrived at the Plaza de la Konstitucion.
What do feminists remember on November 25?
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women it is celebrated every year on November 25, in order to condemn it violence against women around the world and demand policies to eradicate it.
The call was initiated The Latin American feminist movement u 1981 in memory of the date it was sisters Patria, Minerva and Maria Theresa Mirabal, 1960 in the Dominican Republic.