African migrants clash with Mexican officers trying to keep them from leaving to go to the U.S.
Military police officers clash with migrants from Africa, Haiti, and other countries during a protest in front of an immigration center in Tapachula, Mexico, demanding free transit through the country to reach the United States, Tuesday, August 27.
African migrants and refugees are protesting at Mexico’s southern border. They’re demanding safe passage to the U.S. pic.twitter.com/i3weGSqRI2
— AJ+ (@ajplus) August 28, 2019
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A ruckus between African migrants and Mexican National Guard officials broke out on Tuesday after a week after officials sealed off the main entrance of a migrant camp in the southern city of Tapachula, near Guatemala.
Surveillance footage filmed by rights group Pueblo Sin Fronteras showed heavy clashes between African migrants and National Guard officials in riot gear.
The migrants said they were demanding to leave the country, and head to the United States. More
Nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, and several other African countries, stuck in southern Mexico after the government clamped down on northward migration in response to US pressure, are protesting for the right to continue their journey.
Democrats demand we let these thugs in our country.
Mexico needs to BUILD A WALL
— John Brewer (@john_brewer) August 27, 2019
Fighting for their ‘right’ to get on the gravy train.
How did they get to Mexico? And why not apply for entry legally?
— T.West (@Westtlr) August 27, 2019
This is an invasion! Send them all back to wherever they came from.
If they put half that much energy into fixing their own countries problems, they wouldn’t need to come here. Legally or otherwise.
— Tony STARK (@TonySTA54730405) August 28, 2019
Further proof that we need a wall to secure our border… Anyone can get into Mexico…
— Leif Grane (@LeifGrane) August 27, 2019
They have no right to demand anything.
the very people that the Liberals want to come to America and give free stuff to
— Beatrice Roberts (@standbyme1972) August 27, 2019
Question: How do poor Africans get to Mexico?