BOSTON (AP) — Parents of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September are rallying and marching in Boston this weekend to call attention to their plight.
Relatives say the missing students have not been seen since Sept. 26. Prosecutors allege they were stopped by police in the city of Iguala and turned over to a drug gang which killed them and incinerated their remains.
The students attended a radical rural teachers college in Guerrero state and went to Iguala to hijack buses. The Mexican government has said it is committed to bringing those responsible to justice.
Relatives have been visiting cities around the United States. They plan to rally at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in East Boston at noon Sunday, then march from Central Square to Maverick Square.
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