A Scholar Strike Turns Into An Profession, For 17 Years

)The occupation began after a crippling student strike that started in 1999 and stretched for more than nine months.
Advertisement Continue reading the main storyDuring the strike of 1999-2000, the protest leaders made the auditorium their base of operations.
But in September 2000, months after the strike had ended, some activists took up residence there, beginning the long occupation.
While a student at UNAM, Mr. Ordorika was a prominent activist, helping to lead a strike in 1987 against tuition increases.
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