Mexico City holds Mother's Day rallies

Protesting mothers say their children disappeared at the hands of corrupt police and drug gangs.

    People in some parts of the world are celebrating Mother's Day, but in Mexico it has been marked by protests and rallies.

    Thousands of mothers are calling on the government to do more to find their children, who they say have disappeared at the hands of corrupt police and drug gangs.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Mexico City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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