Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Murder


Army enters Pantelhó but doesn’t arrest criminal groups; thousands of indigenous people escape

Above: The Armed Forces entered the municipal seat of Pantelhó Photo: Ángeles Mariscal By: Ángeles Mariscal July 12, 2021 Members of the Mexican Army and National Guard entered the municipality of Pantelhó, the place where indigenous Tsotsils, who define themselves…

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Pantelhó, narco-paramilitaries and indigenous self-defense

Above photo: Simón Pedro Pérez López By: Luis Hernández Navarro They executed Simón Pedro Pérez López at the market in Simojovel, Chiapas. The crime was the work of a professional. From a moving motorcycle, a hitman (sicario) shot him in…

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Frayba: A Joint Pronouncement: Mexican Government is negligent and permissive of violence toward the indigenous peoples of Chiapas

Above: Vigil for Simón Pedro Defenders of the people of Pantelhó protect their families faced with attacks from Organized Crime We demand justice for Simón Pedro Pérez López We, the individuals, collectives and organizations of national and international civil society…

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They murder a leader of Las Abejas of Acteal

Above Photo: Simón Pedro Pérez López and his family. CRIMINAL GROUPS HARASS INDIGENOUS AREAS OF CHIAPAS HIGHLANDS (LOS ALTOS) By: Angeles Mariscal Simón Pedro Pérez López had been the channel for denouncing criminal groups linked to drug trafficking and other…

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Forced disappearance and genocide of the poor

By: Aída Hernández Castillo The term “genocide of the poor” is a concept that don José Dolores Suazo, of the Committee of Disappeared Migrants from the Center of Honduras (Cofamicenh), has been proposing in various public spaces, expanding the use…

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Frayba: the Government continues without recognizing the Army’s human rights violations in Chiapas

By: Desinformémonos Editors Mexico City The Mexican government continues without recognizing the grave human rights violations committed by the Mexican Army in the implementation of the Chiapas 94 Campaign Plan, Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba). To…

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