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Mexico’s Missing 43


On September 26, 2014, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers College went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. The subsequent investigation of the disappearances has exposed flagrant collusion between organized crime, local governments and police. Many questions still surround the case.

Read more about Mexico’s missing 43 by clicking on the links below.

Mexico’s Missing Forty-Three: One Year, Many Lies, and a Theory That Might Make Sense

Read Francisco Goldman’s seventh in a series of articles about the Mexico’s missing 43 published in the New Yorker.

In Memoriam: After the disappearance of the Mexican students, only art could give voice to a nation in mourning.

Read Lorena Marrón and Juliana Jiménez Jaramillo’s article in focusing on artistic responses to the disappearances.

Mexico: Ayotzinapa student’s enforced disappearance – Timeline

Read Amnesty International’s timeline of events concerning the disappearance and investigation of Mexico’s missing 43.


Image: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, “Level of Confidence”, 2015.

Photo by: Antimodular Research.