The great problem with the police is not the supposed "bad apples," rather, it is that the police exist as an institution to maintain a political and economic order that is profoundly racist and unequal.
Samir lives on and the struggle goes on!
The escalation of violence against social protests is evident in the harassment and repression of teacher-training students in Michoacán, Aguascalientes, or wherever they are based.
"We know the government's strategies. They co-opt, they persecute selectively, they harass, they buy off leaders or incarcerate those who won´t sell out."
Thousands of men and women, from a multitude of peoples and communities, are struggling daily to build a different path, just and dignified.