Families of victims of the drug war in Mexico share testimonies

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Phoenix, Arizona - A large banner denouncing the drug war in Mexico where there has been more than 50 thousand dead people was taped on a window behind the A.E. England Building at the Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix, where members of the "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" gathered to hold a rally and share testimonies about their dead or missing relatives. The "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" stopped in Phoenix on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 as it travels across the United States as a way to create awareness in the United States about the failed drug war in Mexico that has left more than 70,000 dead. The caravan is led by Mexican poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist Javier Sicilia, whose son Juan Francisco Sicilia Ortega son was brutally murdered along with six other students in Morelos, Mexico by members of a drug cartel on March 28, 2011. In response, Sicilia created the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity --popularly known as ¡Ya Estamos Hasta la Madre! or We Have Had It!-- calling for an end the drug cartels bloodshed. Photo by Eduardo Barraza © 2012
Phoenix, Arizona - A large banner denouncing the drug war in Mexico where there has been more than 50 thousand dead people was taped on a window behind the A.E. England Building at the Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix, where members of the "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" gathered to hold a rally and share testimonies about their dead or missing relatives. The "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" stopped in Phoenix on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 as...
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