Mexicans Stand in Solidarity With Palestine, Call for Boycott of Israel
Chants of “We are all Gaza” and “Free Palestine” rang out at the doors of Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City on Sunday.
In repudiation of attacks on Gaza civilians, in particular those on children, and in an act of solidarity with the Palestinian people, activists gathered to call for a boycott and other sanctions of Israel.
Dozens of cities throughout the world held similar protests this weekend. Chile and Ecuador have cut diplomatic ties with Israel,
Several news sources are reporting 469 Palestinians have been killed in this latest Israeli offensive, almost all civilians, and many of them children.
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This Day in Mexican History: Francisco “Pancho” Villa Assassinated
July 20 marks the anniversary of Mexican Revolution leader Pancho Villa’s 1923 assassination in Parral, Chihuahua by his political enemies.
Villa led several military campaigns, including one in Columbus, New Mexico. He’s remembered as a fierce patriot and a great military leader.
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