Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


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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On selective structural impunity

By: Magdalena Gómez We certainly don’t have good accounts in the application of the constitutional reforms in matters of justice, as the report “From paper to practice,” elaborated by the Centro Pro, the Mexican Institute on Human Rights and Democracy…

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The Racist Contempt of the Wise

The Racist Contempt of the Wise By Sergio Rodriguez Lascano One of the most base characteristics in the theoretical thinking of the left locates the proposals, concepts, analysis, tendencies, and theories that come from below as folklore—produced by those who…

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Zibechi: They assassinate journalists to discipline the media

By: Raúl Zibechi They are not, they cannot be, the collateral and undesired effects of the war on drugs. Critical journalists are one of the objectives; not the only one, because the principal target continues to be those below that…

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IACHR finds the State responsible for death of Tzeltal

By: José Antonio Román The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) concluded that the Mexican State is responsible for violating the right to life of the Tzeltal Gilberto Jiménez Hernández, executed at the hands of members of the Army in…

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Word Movement: Poets against war & racism

Poets against War & Racism | Poetas contra la guerra y el racismo Poets Amira Ali Arnoldo Colibrí Hummingbird Rafael Jesús Gonzalez with Gerardo Omar Marín Invited poets & performers Open mic. Update with short new video on the Congreso Nacional Indígena congress…

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Juan Villoro: Mexico is a gigantic necropolis after 10 years of the drug war

By: Juan Paullier / BBC Mundo December 19, 2016 Juan Villoro doesn’t hesitate. Witch hunts, great irresponsibility, and total failure. Upon completing 10 years last December 11 from the start of the so-called War against Drug Trafficking in Mexico, the…

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