On September 26, 2014, 43 male students from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers' College of Ayotzinapa went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico (click here to read more about this ). But now a French reporter has uncovered a new kidnapping case where over 30 children between the age of 12 - 16 have been abducted prior to this. Naturally this reveal has shocked the nation and the world once again. But if only it would stop here. Because of the public outrage about the 43 missing students attention has been drawn to 20.000 other people who have gone missing. Although there are also articles that claim this number is much higher, and that is at least 26.000.
No matter how you look at this, it's absurdly high and all of this is a direct consequence of the Mexican War on drugs in which both sides are corrupt and evil as they come. The only real victims are the innocents who are caught in the middle of this. My heart and prayers go to all of them. (I do think the war on drugs can be stopped once the corrupt system has been eradicated. How? By legalizing drugs. Click here to read more about this). But this will lead to an entire different discussion and is not the goal of this article. So I won't elaborate on this any further.
How is it possible that such horrific acts can happen? The government and police who are supposed to protect and serve the public do the exact opposite. And for what? Money? Power? At the cost of what? What gives these people the right to act like this and play god? And how can they think to get away with this without enraging the people. You can't disregard life or treat it like it is a commodity. People touch other people. They connect, they form bonds by choice, love or blood. If you cut that for whatever reason it will affect the ones who are tied to the one that is missing. At one point not having these connections any more will vanquish any materialistic needs, ignorance and inaction. No longer will be people accept the fear and suppression. No longer will people accept their freedom to get diminished like this. No longer will people allow any wrong doing of the government and the police. In it's place the cry for justice will grow and people will be doing whatever it takes to get this justice. The corrupted ones will do what thy can to fight this and at times they might succeed in stonewalling. However it is inevitable that they will be stop any of this once the people go against them in full force. Mexican brothers and sisters, you are not alone in this and you have the support of any supporter of freedom and justice on this planet. Keep strong, have hope and keep fighting the good fight. The time has come to say enough is enough.
For anyone who is reading this. Please give this the proper attention and consideration it needs. This might not be happening in your immediate surroundings but is something that easily could happen everywhere and perhaps it does in other ways. Sadly history shows that these evil acts aren't new and every time these happened people swore they would never let it happen again. Then why not make good on that promise? In this day and age we people have so many more means to be informed and spread the news or opinion. Why waste this on solely entertainment or trivial matters. Any one can make a difference now as long as you actually speak up. There is a reason why the powers that be want to control this information. We as people should be more critical and vigilant of what is happening around us and not only locally. The world is becoming smaller and smaller as our ways of communications have increased and made it possible to more easily form bonds all over the world. Please don't hide yourself from the truth. Don't ignore it. Embrace it and share it to everyone or at least try to tell it. Be aware of what is happening and then at least make an effort to do something about it by talking about it to others, sharing articles like these or be more pro active and organize protests or write articles yourself to give the innocents a voice. They can't speak so we have have to speak for them.
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