Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


Paramilitary group deprives Pedro Lunez Perez of his life as the National Guard patrols nearby

FRAYBA ISSUES A CALL FOR SOLIDARITY! – The Mexican State fails to comply with precautionary measures granted by the IACHR in favor of the population of Aldama. – The federal and state governments submit to paramilitary violence in Chiapas. The…

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IACHR orders stopping the attacks in Aldama

By: Isaín Mandujano From Washington this Tuesday the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) ordered the government of Mexico to implement precautionary measures in favor of the indigenous families of 12 Aldama communities, who live under fire from civilian armed…

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Armed group releases Frayba human rights defenders

    By: Chiapas Paralelo The human rights defenders from the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba), Lázaro Sánchez Gutiérrez and Victórico Gálvez Pérez, were released early this morning, after being kidnapped for more than 40 hours….

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Militarization, the highest phase of extractivism

By Raúl Zibechi The growing militarization of our societies is a clear sign of the autumnal phase of the patriarchal capitalist system. The system gave up on integrating the popular classes, and no longer even aspires to dialogue with them, but…

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Frayba makes an urgent call for solidarity

  THEY DENOUNCE PRESENCE OF NATIONAL GUARD IN ARMED ATTACKS ON ALDAMA COMMUNITIES From the Editors Mexico City | Desinformémonos The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) reported more than 40 attacks with high-caliber firearms against the…

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New ORCAO attack on Zapatista community

 By: Chiapas Paralelo The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center demanded guarantying the life and integrity of the Support Bases and respect for Zapatista autonomy, after receiving information from the Patria Nueva Good Government Junta in Ocosingo, in…

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More than a train: territorial re-zoning

By: Magdalena Gómez The President’s visit to the southeast to supervise the progress of the so-called Maya Train offered a twist that, although it’s not new, is new because, despite the fact that he had kept his speech centered only on…

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The terror in Chiapas communities doesn’t stop: Red TDT

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Upon concluding a three-day tour through communities of the North, Highlands and Coast of Chiapas, members of the Civil Observation Mission, composed of organizations belonging to the All Rights for Everyone…

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The Maya Train is leveling in Palenque

By: Ángeles Mariscal  Palenque, Chiapas. “Right of way” became the words most feared by the residents who are settled along the 232 kilometers of what is known as the First Section of the Maya Train (Tren Maya). Those words are…

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Indigenous collectives win definitive suspension of Maya Train work

By: Angélica Enciso L. The first district court of Campeche granted a definitive suspension regarding the construction of new work on Section 2 of the Maya Train, from Escárcega to Calkini, [1] in Campeche, to the region’s indigenous communities and…

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