Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


The IACHR orders the Trump government to protect 572 immigrant children

By: Emir Olivares Alonso The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) [1] ordered the United States government to implement precautionary measures in favor of the 572 immigrant underage minors that have been victims of the “zero tolerance” policy implemented by…

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Trump: anti-immigrant terrorism

LA JORNADA EDITORIAL The escalation of anti-immigrant actions in the Donald Trump administration has reached unprecedented levels in US history with the mass separation of families that attempt to cross the border without the required documents: while between October 2016…

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The Polish cyclist was decapitated; authorities reject version

From the Editors The body of one of the European cyclists found dead near kilometer 158 of the San Cristóbal – Ocosingo highway, had been chopped, a version that the state authority rejected this Saturday. According to Juanjo Gutiérrez, who…

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2 European cyclists murdered in Chiapas

CHIAPAS PROSECUTORS CORRECT INVESTIGATION: FOREIGN CYCLISTS DID NOT HAVE AN ACCIDENT; THEY WERE MURDERED By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas The state’s Attorney General took a turn in the investigation into the death of the German cyclist, Holger Franz Hagenbusch,…

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Paramilitary Fire

By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez* Tzotzils from different communities within the municipality of Aldama, Chiapas, have been under fire from gunshots for more than a week and the government does nothing. The lives of men, women and children are in danger….

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The “minimum spaces for surviving” are closed In Central American towns

  By: Blanche Petrich Their stories are similar and different. In their cities or towns, in Honduras or El Salvador, the minimum spaces for surviving are closed to them. They killed one woman’s uncle for being homosexual. They killed another…

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Our migrant witch hunts

By: Hermann Bellinghausen In the infinite cascade of misfortunes that characterize the experiences of Central American migration, the law of the henhouse operates during the trip to the tide of thousands that flee from their towns and regions through a…

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The US collected data on 30,000 immigrants in Mexico

IN 13 MONTHS, THE US COLLECTED DATA ON 30,000 IMMIGRANTS IN MEXICO By: Fabiola Martínez, Andrea Becerril, Georgina Saldierna and Jaime Hernández México maintains an agreement with the United States derived from the Merida Plan [1] that has permitted collecting…

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UN condemns deaths due to the attack on displaced Tsotsils in Chiapas Highlands

By the Editorial Staff MEXICO CITY The Mexico Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights of (UN-HR) lamented the loss of human lives “as a consequence de los continuous attacks of armed groups” against the indigenous civilian…

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Frayba denounces new forced displacement of 90 families in Chiapas

 By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Center (Frayba) denounced that a civilian armed group of Chenalhó provoked the forced displacement of some 90 Tsotsil families from a community in the neighbor municipality of Aldama,…

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