Mexico police arrest student protesters in campus raids

BBC News, 10/16/2012

Police in Mexico have raided three teachers’ colleges in the western state of Michoacan after more than a week of protests against curriculum changes.

Officers arrested at least 120 people as they stormed the schools, where students were holding buses and delivery trucks that they had seized.

Ten officers were injured, three of them seriously, in clashes with demonstrators, state officials said.

Several vehicles including patrol cars were set on fire in Monday’s violence.

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