A group of women and members of feminist collectives protested on the esplanade of the Palace of Fine Arts for the femicides of activists Yunuén López Sánchez and Isabel Cabanillas.
The protesters closed the passage over Avenida Juárez and read the pronouncement for such killings, so the Road Information Center of the Ministry of Citizen Security recommended that motorists take Article 123 as an alternative.
17:10 Take precautions, the presence of protesters on Av. #Juárez at the height of the Palace of Fine Arts, #AlternativaVial Art. 123 pic.twitter.com/3enZ5euRrq
— OVIAL_SSCCDMX (@OVIALCDMX) January 25, 2020
Isabel Cabanillas was a 26-year-old plastic artist and activist who is a member of the women’s collective Daughters of Our Maquilera Madre. She was murdered in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, last week. She had been reported missing, but her body was found with gunshot wounds.
Yenuen López Sánchez was an activist and lawyer. She was kidnapped and murdered in Morelia, Michoacán. The young woman left her home to see a friend, but her family no longer heard from her and she was reported missing.
His body was found on 9 January, after an anonymous complaint alerted him to a foul odor from an address in the town of Jesús del Monte.
2019 closed with a preliminary official figure of 35,588 victims in total, of which 34 thousand 582 corresponded to intentional killings and 1 thousand 6 crimes criminalized by prosecutors as femicides.
With information from Notimex
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