Línea Abierta : Day of Rallies for Mexico.

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Summary: Day of Rallies for Mexico. On the day when thousands march across the US urging respect to human rights in Mexico, leading voices of the protests join this edition. A guest examines the case of Nestora Salgado, an indigenous leader and coordinator of the community police in a town in the state of Guerrero, who is being held in a high security prison accused of kidnapping and for whom many demand the protection of the US Embassy, since she is U.S. citizen. This edition also covers the case of Javier Cisneros, a resident of California who, after being deported, was abducted and disappeared in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. A movement in the US has been organized urging Mexico's government to find him. Also, an academic leader comments on a rally being held in an important US university campus. Guests: Luis Avila Baez, husband of Nestora Salgado an indigenous leader and Coordinator of Communal Authorities in Guerrero, Mexico, Claremont, CA, http://freenestora.org ; Nansi Cisneros, sister of Javier Cisneros, a disappearance victim, Claremont, CA, https://www.facebook.com/justiceforjavi ; Dr. Ivonne Del Valle, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UC Berkeley in California, http://berkeley.edu/index.html ; (Pre-Recorded Audio) Demian Bichir, Mexican Actor, Los Angeles, CA; Metodia Carrillo, Mother of missing student and Student from Ayotzinapa, participants in the march towards Mexico City.