At the least 8 humans were killed in violent clashes with police in southern Mexico throughout a teachersunion protest over new requirements for teachers to take assessments.

Six of the eight had been killed in Oaxaca in clashes between teachers, nearby citizens and nation police, CNN suggested. some other fifty three civilians and 55 cops had been injured.
The protests had disrupted traffic for several days on a main highway that connects Oaxaca to Mexicotown, in step with government officers. when rebellion police attempted to disburse the protesters, thesituation grew to become violent.

instructors from the CNTE union had set up a street block to protest training reforms applied by usingPresident Enrique Pena Nieto. numerous union leaders had been arrested via the government, Telesursuggested.
The union has been scuffling with constitutional reforms that might force teachers to take examinations to be permitted for employment, with similarly tests required in order for them to preserve their jobs.