Chiapas Support Committee


Disappeared defenders

By: Hermann Bellinghausen As I write this, two weeks have passed since the violent kidnapping of Ricardo Lagunes Gasca and Antonio Díaz Valencia in the vicinity of Cohuayana. Their whereabouts are not known nor exactly who took them away, although…

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A lawyer for Indigenous communities and a communal leader disappear in Michoacán

By: Ernesto Martínez, Elio Henríquez, correspondents and Jessica Xantomila, reporter The lawyer for Indigenous communities Ricardo Arturo Lagunes Gasca and Antonio Díaz Valencia, a teacher and community leader from Aquila, Michoacán, have been missing since January 15, when they returned…

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