Demonstrators reported that two women were arrested and even beaten by police on Monday in Merida, Yucatan, during the protest for the International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women.
According to El Diario de Yucatan, the young women were forcibly climbed to a patrol when they congregated with other companions in the Santa Ana Park area.
When they became aware of the arrests, other women at the demonstration complained and pointed out that if anything happened to them it was the police’s fault.
Videos show the moment when municipal and state police – as read in their uniforms – made the arrests.
«They were stopped in a park and were doing nothing,» a young woman is heard shouting.
This is happening in Merida. #MarchaFeminista #ViolenciaContraLaMujer pic.twitter.com/kNqOnBFzgg
— helena (@priscilaeiou) November 26, 2019
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