Mexicans protest demanding justice over murder of three siblings
12 May 2021 | 3:20 pm
Hundreds of students, teachers and activists protest in Guadalajara, Mexico wearing white, demanding justice in the case of three siblings, Ana Karen, Luis Angel and Jose Alberto Gonzalez who were found dead after being abducted from their home by an armed group.
In recent weeks, more and more Ukrainian and Russian nationals have been flocking to the US-Mexican border crossing of San Ysidro in a bid to seek asylum in the United States. Ukrainians manage to cross the border without too much difficulty, but Russians don't get such a warm welcome. A piece of US legislation known as Title 42 allow US authorities to turn away would-be refugees to prevent the spead of Covid-19. As a result, Russians are joining the ranks of thousands of migrants stranded in Mexico waiting to file their asylum applications. FRANCE 24's Quentin Duval reports.
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