Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Ayotzinapa


EZLN confirms and extends its participation in CompArte

Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico July 26, 2016 To the participants and attendees of CompArte: To the National and International Sixth: Compañeros, compañeras, compañeroas: Although we could not replace the money that had been allocated for food and transportation for…

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The GIEI’s Tsunami

By: Magdalena Gómez The second and last report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the Group’s initials in Spanish) opened with the assertion that there is no evidence that the normalistas had links with organized crime and discards…

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Rigorous questioning from the IACHR of the Mexican government

Washington, DC In a harsh and unpleasant session, members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) severely questioned the Mexican government not only because of the direct attacks against one of its functionaries, but also because of the negative…

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IACHR condemns campaign against experts

By: Emir Olivares Alonso The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) categorically rejected “the defamation campaign that takes place in Mexico” against the Grupo Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI), which works on the Ayotzinapa Case, and against its Executive…

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Ayotzinapa: example of apparent State-crime collusion

By: David Brooks, Correspondent New York, March 2, 2016 The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) affirmed in an annual report on Mexico that the disappearance of the 43 Aytozinapa students is “an emblematic example of apparent collusion between State…

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Denounce obstacles in Ayotzinapa case

OBSTACLES “PUT ADVANCES AT RISK IN AYOTZINAPA CASE: GIEI By: Blanche Petrich and José Antonio Román Mexico City  The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the group’s initials in Spanish) denounced a series of obstacles, diverting of information and illegal…

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Ayotzinapa: No incineration in Cocula

THERE WAS NO INCINERATION IN COCULA, EAAF CONCLUDES By: José Antonio Román The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF, the team’s initials in Spanish) concluded that there is no scientific evidence that indicates that the mass incineration of the 43 Ayotzinapa…

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Ayotzinapa investigators face rightwing smears

BUITRAGO: THEY PURSUE US BECAUSE WORK ON THE IGUALA CASE IS UNCOMFORTABLE By: Sanjuana Martínez, Special to La Jornada To former prosecutors Angela Buitrago y Claudia Paz y Paz, members of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the group’s initials…

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Mexico suffers an epidemic of disappearances

By: José Antonio Román An epidemic of disappearances exists in Mexico, fed by the government’s “incompetence, inertia and indolence,” which has been more worried about giving “entirely political responses” than about designing real and articulated efficient public policies for confronting…

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4 Community police murdered in Guerrero

 TIXTLA: DESTABILIZING VIOLENCE, A LA JORNADA EDITORIAL Yesterday, an armed group murdered four community police in the El Fortín barrio, located in the municipal capital of Tixtla, Guerrero. The victims belong to the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities (CRAC) of…

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