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The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.

Federal and military forces discovered an unmarked mass grave on 27 October in Cocula, 16 kilometres from Iguala in Guerrero state in southeastern Mexico, where 43 students from a teacher training college in Ayotzinapa were abducted in late September.

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, has announced a contribution of $50,000 to help with the rebuilding of UN schools heavily damaged during recent fighting.

Mexican investigators planted red flags to mark suspected human remains Tuesday as they combed through a garbage-choked ravine in the search for 43 students missing since they were arrested by the police in the southern city of Iguala a month ago.

The unknown attackers planted the explosives in the school building which detonated with a loud bang, completely destroying Government Primary School, Sultan Khel.

En marzo de este año, la Coalición Global para la Protección de la Educación bajo Ataque, publicó la lista de los treinta países cuyos sistemas educativos se encuentran en situación de emergencia debido a la violencia. Ahí está México, en la categoría de “fuertemente afectado”, habiendo contado entre 500 y 900 ataques a escuelas, maestros y estudiantes desde el 2009.

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