43 missing students: Are those betting on a cover-up winning? (The Financial Times)

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Relatives of the missing students from Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College protest in Mexico City (Photo: REUTERS)

Eight years after Mexico was shocked by the disappearance of 43 students at the hands of police officers, the often-fraught investigation was finally showing signs of progress.

A truth commission formed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador released a report in August detailing a widespread operation that targeted the teacher-trainees.

It called the attack — one of Mexico’s most notorious human rights atrocities of the past 40 years — a “state crime” in which federal and state officials, along with the army, either participated in the attack or failed to intervene.

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Source: Financial Times

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