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Doña Cristi Bautista, mother of Benjamin Ascencio Bautista, prepares tortillas on a comal at her home in Alpoyecancingo de la Montañas in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, November 2020. (Credit: Kate Doyle)
Cristi with Jan's portrait
Parents of the 43 students speak at a demonstration in front of the Palacio Nacional in Mexico City, September 26, 2019. Don Mario César González, father of César Manuel González Hernández, is at the microphone and Doña Cristi is standing to his left. (Photo courtesy of Centro Prodh)
Dona Luz
Doña Luz María Telumbre Casarrubias, mother of Christian Alfonso Rodríguez Telumbre, in Tixtla, Guerrero, November 2020. (Credit: Anayansi Díaz-Cortes)

Hipstamatic Photo
Doña Cristi decorates her family’s altar in celebration of All Souls (or Day of the Dead), November 2020. (Credit: Anayansi Díaz-Cortes)
Omar Gómez Trejo, the special prosecutor for the new investigation into the disappeared students, records his experience for the podcast “After Ayotzinapa” in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Omar Gómez Trejo)
Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto is featured on the cover of Time magazine  months before the forced disappearance of the 43 students, February 24, 2014.

Image taken from a security camera inside the Iguala bus station
Image taken from a security camera inside the Iguala bus station on September 26, 2014, of the notorious “fifth bus,” the passenger bus commandeered by students that never appeared in the official investigation. This image was published for the first time in the GIEI’s initial report. (Credit: GIEI)
Interpol red notice for Tomás Zerón de Lucio
Interpol red notice for Tomás Zerón de Lucio, who is now a fugitive in Israel and the subject of an extradition request from Mexico, where he is facing charges related to his role in the cover-up of the Ayotzinapa investigation.
Roberto Campa, Eber Betanzos, and Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo
Roberto Campa, Undersecretary for Human Rights of the Interior Ministry, Eber Betanzos, Chief Prosecutor of the human rights section of the Office of the Attorney General, and Juan Manuel Gómez Robledo, Undersecretary for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the presentation of the second GIEI report on the Ayotzinapa case, April 24, 2016.


Presentation of the sixth and final Ayotzinapa report by the GIEI in
Mexico City, July 25, 2023. (Video courtesy of CCUTlatelolco)

Benjamin Ascencio Bautista dances with his sister Laura at her
wedding. (Video courtesy of the Bautista family)

Cellphone footage from the night of the attack on the students, taken
by one of the survivors on the buses after the initial shots were fired,
September 26, 2014.

Presentation of the third Ayotzinapa report by the GIEI in Mexico
City, March 28, 2022. (Video courtesy of CentroProdh)

Never-before-seen drone footage taken by the Mexican Navy over the
Cocula garbage dump on October 27, 2014, released to the GIEI experts
in 2021. (Credit: La Jornada)

The authors of the "After Ayotzinapa" and "Después de Ayotzinapa"
podcast series, Kate Doyle, Anayansi Díaz-Cortés, Inger Díaz-Barriga,
and Olivia Zerón, in conversation at the Ibero-American University in
Mexico City, April 5, 2022.

Interrogation video posted on YouTube in early June 2019 of torture
victim Carlos Canto, detained by agents from the federal Attorney
General’s Office (PGR) and Ministry of the Navy on October 22, 2014.
Warning: this video contains graphic content.

Video released in July 2020 of the head of the Criminal Investigation
Agency (AIC) and the government’s Ayotzinapa investigation, Tomás
Zerón, interrogating a detainee with signs of torture.
Warning: this video contains graphic content.