Fasting at the Plaza de Los Lagartos
by Jessica Valdez
Posted on May 2, 2008
The protest began on Wednesday at the San Jacinto Plaza in Downtown El Paso. It was from 8 am to 8 pm, where about 10-15 people committed themselves to fasting for the rights of immigrant workers. The group, a coalition of organizations put together with the Border Network for Human Rights, called the long-term issue a "difficult struggle."
On Thursday, people walked from the Chamizal National Memorial Park to the Plaza at about 5 p.m., and a rally took place in the first amendment area of the park.
The slideshow below is just a glimpse of who attended and what went on.
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