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Federal Police Confronted for Sexual Assaults in Oaxaca

by Barucha Calamity Peller (macheteyamor [at] gmail.com)
On thursday night, a 48 year old Oaxacan women called into the APPO university radio and testified that the Federal Prevetive Police occuping the zocalo had sexualy assaulted and harrassed her.
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On thursday night, a 48 year old Oaxacan women called into the APPO university radio and testified that the Federal Prevetive Police occuping the zocalo had sexualy assaulted and harrassed her. Sinse then, many stories have emerged of sexual assault on part of the Federal Preventive Police. In response, hundreds of women marched around the Zocalo, where police stand gaurd in riot gear with water tanks around the perimeter. Some of the women theaterically reanacted the sexual harassment in front of the PFP, and others held mirrors with "we are rapists" written on them facing the PFP. Before the act the PFP peppersprayed the crowd, and the PFP also advanced water tanks during the performance.

Previous Reporting and Photo Essays by Barucha Calamity Peller:
Women, Political Parties, Barricades and Autonomy | November 14th: Graffiti in Oaxaca | November 11th: Oaxaca At Any Cost (article and photos) | November 7th: Women of Oaxaca | November 6th: Photos from the Barricades | November 5th: Photos and Audio Report
§the red writing says "I am a rapis
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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the red writing says "I am a rapist"
§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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§March against Sexual Assults by the PFP
by Barucha Calamity Peller
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