Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


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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Tillerson, Militarization and oil II

By: Carlos Fazio /II If preparation for the violent plunder of Venezuela’s oil and other mining-energy, aquifer and biodiversity riches was one of the main hidden objectives of Rex Tillerson’s tour through various countries in Latin America, the other was…

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3 Dead in Oxchuc, Chiapas violence

THOUSANDS OF RESIDENTS DEMAND JUSTICE FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE THAT DIED IN AN ARMED ATTACK IN OXCHUC By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) Thousands of indigenous Tzeltals of Oxchuc, demanded justice within the framework of a homage held this…

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Massacre in Cacahuatepec, Guerrero

By: Luis Hernández Navarro State police arrested Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz with excessive violence. They took him to a hill close to the community of La Concepción, in Cacahuatepec, with his head covered with a T-shirt, and they beat him…

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Las Abejas: The government “legalizes the war of extermination”

By: Hermann Bellinghausen and Gloria Muñoz Acteal, Chiapas “The government wants to legalize our death,” says Guadalupe Vázquez Luna, who speaks from the back part of a farm truck facing those who walk in the procession, more than a thousand…

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Paramilitaries continue shooting at us, the displaced lament

In Chalchihuitán fear and dispossession live and breathe in 4,000 displaced By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Pablo Chalchihuitán, Chiapas “We don’t believe that negotiation is even useful. Just yesterday they fired shots in Pacanam, the problem has not ended,” says a…

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