Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


Displaced return to Chavajebal

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The more than 1,700 indigenous people displaced from the community of Chavajebal, El Bosque municipality, for fear of being attacked by an armed group, returned to their homes this Saturday, after…

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Chomsky: Central Americans flee from horror the US created

From the Editorial Staff Members of the Migrant Caravan are fleeing from the misery and the horrors the United States created, the linguist, philosopher and political scientist Noam Chomsky pointed out in an interview with Democracy Now, in which he…

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EZLN, CNI and CIG: Joint communiqué rejecting the new airport and supporting migrants

Joint Communiqué from the CNI, CIG, and EZLN Rejecting the NAIM (New International Airport of Mexico) and in Support and Solidarity with Migrant Populations October 26, 2018 En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2018/10/26/comunicado-conjunto-del-cni-el-cig-y-el-ezln-en-rechazo-al-megaproyecto-del-naim-y-en-apoyo-y-solidaridad-con-las-poblaciones-migrantes/ To the People of Mexico: To the People of the…

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The new Honduran exodus

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Honduras, wrote Gregorio Selser, is a republic rented to the empire; it is the United States aircraft carrier in Central America. Today it is also a flagship of the continental narco-politics that carries water. The thousands…

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Migrant caravan breaks through Mexico’s fence

By: Rodrigo Soberanes Tecún Umán, Guatemala And when she opened her eyes, she thought she was in Mexico. When the young Honduran woman, who had fainted, opened her eyes, Mexico was now within her reach because the Migrant Caravan was breaking…

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AMLO, the Army and ’68 / AMLO, el Ejército y el 68

En español: https://www.jornada.com.mx/2018/10/02/opinion/023a1pol By: Luis Hernández Navarro There is a divorce between the Army and an enormous portion of Mexican society. The role that the armed forces played in the repression of the student movement and in the massacre on…

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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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