Thousands of people have marched across the US state of Alabama, coinciding with the 47th anniversary of a landmark voting rights demonstration.

But this time they are protesting against new electoral laws, which they say is unfair to millions of African-American and Latino voters.

The Republican-backed laws require voters to show strict forms of photo identification, but supporters say they reduce electoral fraud.

Al Jazeera's Jesse Mesner-Hage reports.

Source: Al Jazeera