Saturday, November 18, 2006

photos from Oaxaca

A selection of photos from Oaxaca, Mexico, documenting the ongoing social struggle and the government repression of the people. Dated Nov 2 2006, on infoshop.org


Mexican federal forces stand outside Oaxaca University during clashes in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannons on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar





Mexican federal police officers carry a wounded officer near Oaxaca's university, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico. The protesters are demanding the resignation of Oaxaca Gov. Ulises Ruiz, whom they accuse of rigging the 2004 election and organizing bands of thugs to attack dissidents.



Vehicles burn during clashes outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar



Injured protesters are helped after clashes with Federal police officers outside the University Benito Juarez in Oaxaca City, Mexico November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Henry Romero



Protesters hold hands in front of Federal police officers outside the University Benito Juarez in Oaxaca City, Mexico November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Henry Romero



A protesters shouts against federal police officers outside the University Benito Juarez in Oaxaca City, Mexico November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannons on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Henry Romero




A protester shouts slogans in front of Federal police officers outside the University Benito Juarez in Oaxaca City, Mexico November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Henry Romero



A protester reacts against Mexican federal police near Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico. The protesters are demanding the resignation of Oaxaca Gov. Ulises Ruiz, whom they accuse of rigging the 2004 election to win office and organizing bands of thugs to attack dissidents.





An injured Mexican federal police officer is carried by a partner near the Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




Protesters push a car to form a barricade in front of the Mexican federal police officer near Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




Mexican federal police officers throw stones to protesters near Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.





Protesters throws stones to Mexican federal police officer near Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




Protesters look at a Federal police water truck outside the University Benito Juarez in Oaxaca City, pexico November 2, 2006.




A protester throws a stone at Mexican federal police near to Oaxacas University Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




A protester throws a Molotov cocktail at federal forces during clashes outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




Protesters throw stones at Mexican federal police officers as they are sprayed with water mixed with pepper gas next to a university in Oaxaca, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




A student throws stones at federal forces outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.





A student throws stones at federal forces during clashes outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




Mexican federal forces stand outside Oaxaca University during clashes in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




A student throws a Molotov cocktail at federal forces during clashes outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




A student crouches behind a shopping cart in front of federal forces outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




Federal police officers detain a man during an operation outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006.




A bulldozer removes an Altar made by protesters after Mexican federal police officers took control of the Cinco Senores cross road near Oaxaca's University, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, in Mexico.




A student throws stones at federal forces outside Oaxaca University in Oaxaca City November 2, 2006. Mexican riot police used tear gas and water cannon on Thursday to force back Molotov-cocktail hurling protesters as violence flared again in the strife-torn city of Oaxaca. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar



Federal police officers rest in Oaxaca city's main plaza November 1, 2006. Tourists were back in the graceful center of the Mexican city of Oaxaca on Tuesday, mingling with riot police who last weekend drove out activists demanding the ouster of a reviled governor. Most of the city remained under the control of protesters, but Oaxaca residents and American tourists sat on benches in the leafy central plaza, the heart of a five-month-long protest against state Gov. Ulises Ruiz. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO)



Citizens walk near a barricade placed by the Popular Assembly of Oaxaca (APPO) on a street in Oaxaca city November 1, 2006. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar



Protesters celebrate after Mexican federal police officers back down near the Oaxaca University Thursday, Nov.



Protesters march towards the main plaza of Oaxaca, Mexico on Monday Oct. 30, 2006. Several thousand angry protesters marched to the center of Oaxaca's capital on Monday, vowing to retake the city from federal police sent to restore order after months of protests demanding the ouster of the southern state's governor.

2 Comments:

At 5:55 PM, Blogger Fire Witch said...

Wonderful series of Oaxaca pics, Riot Porn.

Good to see you back.

 
At 9:24 PM, Blogger Riot Porn said...

Thanks, good to be back.

 

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