Mexican students seize buses, force drivers to ferry them to protests over missing colleagues

November 29, 2014 4:00 PM

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Mexican students seize buses, force drivers to ferry them to protests over missing colleagues

In this Nov. 10, 2014 photo, a bus leaves the Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Normal School of Ayotzinapa, where the 43 missing students attended, in the town of Tixtla de Guerrero, Mexico. While world attention has turned to the students of the rural teachers college in southern Mexico, almost no one has noticed the 30 or so bus drivers who say they are being forced to live as captives in order to act as chauffeurs for the activists who commandeered their vehicles. The men, some who’ve been at the school more than a month, say they cannot abandon the field because the bus companies hold them financially responsible for the vehicles worth tens of thousands of dollars. And with authorities unwilling to inflame tensions over the disappearance and presumed massacre of 43 students from the school, no one is coming to their rescue. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) (The Associated Press)

In this Nov. 10, 2014 photo, a masked protester holding a baseball bat talks with passenger bus drivers during a protest in Acapulco, Mexico. While world attention has turned to students of the rural teachers college in southern Mexico, almost no one has noticed the 30 or so bus drivers who say they...

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