MEXICO CITY SITREP (DELETED)

Created: 7/30/1968

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imOUGHOUT THE FORR1RQ OF8 GROUPS OF STUDERTS, RAR6IRG ii VUflBEflS UF TO SIX HURtREDff HAVE BEER OBSERVED HE DOVRTOVH AREA OF -EXICO CITY* SOME GROUPS HAVE BEER OBSERVED IRARCHING FORKAIiafl. CARRYING BARRERS. ALL POLICE PfUiiS HAVE BEER 1HSTRUCTED TOKE PRESENCE OF STUDENT GROUPS. THEY HAVE BEER ZQlZ ACDlI.Cl^LT ROTFF.0RT STUDERT GROUPS ARD rot to ERTER ART SCHCClS. RIOT POLICE ARE STATED AROUND THE AflERICAR ERBASST. ARD THEY HAVE REPORTED RO IRCIDERTS. ARHY TROOPS HAVE SEALEDOUR BLOCK SQUARE AREA IOEV OF THE ZOCALO.

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AT llll HOURS SEVERAL STUDEBT ORO UPS HERE REPORTEDE CREATXH

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PIOST OF HHICH IBYCDRBDTHE STEAL IBB OF BUSES. E ROUP OF FIFTY TO SIXTY STUDEBTS MAS BUB CARRYING RDLOTOV COCKTAILS. THO STUDEBTS BATS BEER ARRESTED.

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GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES HAVE CLOSED THE BATIOBAL AUTOBOflOUS UBIVERSITY OF MEXICO (UBAH) ABD THE BAXTORAL

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STRIKE COMMITTEE HAS FOR RED BY STUDEBT GROUPS AT UBAM OBULY, ABD IS IR PER HA BE BT SESSION AT THE LAM SCHOOL. THIS COKDITTEZ REPRESENTS ALL POLITICAL FACTIONS, FROM THE FAR RIGHT TO TROTSKYISTS. THE SCHOOLS OF ECONOMY, PHILOSOPHY ABD LETTERS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE HAVE DECLARED THEMSELVES OB STRIKE ALTHOUGH SOPIE PHILOSOPHY STUDEST LEADERS HAVEISH TBI DECISION, CL AIRING THAT HOST STUDEBTS HILL STAY AT HOKE ft? THAI IT MOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE TO ROUS THEM UP FOR DEMON-STRATIOBS. TH* FORMATION OF THE STRIKE COMMITTEE MR EST ED COBTROL OF STUDEBT ACTIVITIES AT UBAH FROM TKE COHRUBIST YOUTH OF MEXICOHICH HAD DONI RATED TKE SXTUATXOB DP TO THAT IME* 'ALTHOUGH ALL FACTIOBS IBVOLVO) ARE BECOHIRG INCREASINGLY

restless. those mho are advocating vixeri action are still iii tbs minority.

4. tuoebt demonstration has held at dimb HOURS oruly to protest against police actiqft ard to rally supportlahred MASSHE salto DEL AOOtTO the

zocalo at nee hours or si july. approximately fifteei hundred

e6ated. trotskyist speakers added tho reh demands to the list of those alreadyhatBE tendered by hex7t0 city PAYOR alfonso corora DEL rosal and minister of government luis echeverru. these demands here loudly applauded. similarly applauded has the arrourcenert tmat RO effort hould be MADE toermit for the debor-stratioh SCHEDULE?uly. ii has stated that all urah

student leaders hould lead the march to the zocalo.

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the following

july i that the faculty of laham had "summoned" thear

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