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Briefing Mexico's 43 missing students: Why the case is still a rallying cry

More than 18 months after 43 aspiring young teachers were abducted, Mexicans have no answers as to their fate. For many, the case is a litmus test for the country's commitment to justice.

In September 2014, a group of 43 teacher’s college students were attacked and disappeared in the troubled southern state of Guerrero. The case gained international attention as their families and other Mexican citizens took to the streets to demand answers from the government. But more than a year and a half later, the government and an independent group of experts have two distinct takes on how events unfolded, raising questions about the future of the investigation and Mexico’s commitment to justice and human rights.

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