Book Talk: Anabel Hernández presents “La Verdadera Noche de Iguala”
Award-winning Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández will discuss her new book, La verdadera noche de Iguala: La historia que el gobierno quiso ocultar (Vintage Espanol, 2017). In the book Hernández investigates the case of forty-three male students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College who went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico, on September 26, 2014. Additional speakers are Nestora Salgado, former political prisoner of the Coordinadora Regional de Autoridades Comunitarias-Policía Comunitaria (CRAC-PC) in Olinalá, Guerrero; Atziri Ávila, deputy director of Desinformémonos and member of the National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders; and Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, project director at the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education.
Books will be available for purchase at the event.
This event is organized by the UCLA Labor Center and cosponsored by the UCLA Center for Mexican Studies at the Latin American Institute, the UCLA American Indian Studies Center, and the CSRC.