Quinta MegaMarcha SlideShow: Por un Oaxaca Mejor

SlideShow of photos taken on September 1st, 2006, during Oaxaca’s 5th MegaMarcha which started in the community of San Felipe and ended at the zócalo in the center of Oaxaca City. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets and marched to demand the immediate departure of Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (URO), liberation for political prisoners, the cancellation of 70 government arrest warrants for people involved in the leaderless Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO, by its Spanish initials) movement and the desire for popular governance.

en español: La resistencia Oaxaqueñ@ frente a la represion

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Music: Orgullo Perdido by Lila Downs

Photos by Bradley

More information on the 5th MegaMarcha and the peoples’ movement in Oaxaca:

Crossposted at Indybay.org: Part I, Part II & Part III

Author: Bradley Allen

Bradley Allen is a reporter and photographer in the Monterey Bay Area, and a collective member of the San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay). Follow him on social media: @BradleySA.