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Mothers of the Disappeared Stage Protest on Mothers' Day


Mothers and relatives hold a banner with pictures of missing people as they march on
Mothers and relatives hold a banner with pictures of missing people as they march on "Mother's Day" to demand justice for their kin who have disappeared and for those who have been victims of forced disappearances in Mexico City,photo: Reuters/Henry Romero
Thousands of mothers of disappeared people and their supporters marched on Paseo de la Reforma to demand justice for the disappeared

MEXICO CITY — Thousands of mothers and other relatives of disappeared people staged a protest on Mother’s Day, May 10, 2016 in Mexico City. More than 23,000 people have been victims of forced disappearances in Mexico during its drug war.

Mothers, relatives and people hold pictures of missing people as they march on "Mother's Day" celebrated annually on May 10, to demand justice for their kin who have disappeared and for those who have been victims of forced disappearances in Mexico City, Mexico, May 10, 2016. The poster (C) reads, "Missing". REUTERS/Henry Romero
Mothers, relatives and people hold pictures of missing people as they march on “Mother’s Day” celebrated annually on May 10, to demand justice for their kin who have disappeared and for those who have been victims of forced disappearances in Mexico City, Mexico, May 10, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Henry Romero

The mothers held pictures of their missing loved ones and demanded justice.

Mothers and relatives hold pictures of missing people as they march on "Mother's Day" celebrated annually on May 10, to demand justice for their kin who have disappeared and for those who have been victims of forced disappearances in Mexico City, Mexico, May 10, 2016. The poster reads, "Missing". REUTERS/Henry Romero
A mother holds a picture of her missing son. Photo: Reuters/Henry Romero

The march started at the Monument to the Mother and ended at the Angel of Independence.

Mothers, relatives and people hold pictures of missing people as they march on "Mother's Day" celebrated annually on May 10, to demand justice for their kin who have disappeared and for those who have been victims of forced disappearances, in front of the Angel of Independence monument in Mexico City, Mexico, May 10, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero
Mothers of the disappeared at the Angel of Independence. Photo: Reuters/Henry Romero