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UN: Over 150,000 dead in Mexico Drug War

UN: OVER 150,000 PEOPLE MURDERED IN MEXICO SINCE DECEMBER 2006 [It is doubtful that anyone, including the UN, really knows the number of dead in Mexico. There are different estimates. The federal government hides its dead and the local agencies…

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CNI Solidarity with Ayotzinapa

MEMBERS of the NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS ARE IN SOLIDARITY with AYOTZINAPA Chiapas Mexico, September 27, 2015 “With all respect and if you permit us, we want to be in the heart of the young normalistas’ parents, we want to be…

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EZLN mobilizes in solidarity with Ayotzinapa

IN CHIAPAS, THOUSANDS MOBILIZE IN SOLIDARITY WITH AYOTZINAPA  By: Angeles Mariscal Students, independent citizens, collectives, activists, civil society organizations, teachers and members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (‎EZLN, its initials in Spanish) participated since early this morning in demonstrations…

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EZLN: For pain, for rage, for truth, for justice

FOR PAIN, FOR RAGE, FOR TRUTH, FOR JUSTICE September 2015 Compañeras, compañeroas & compañeros of the Sixth of Mexico and the World: Sisters and brothers of the people of the Earth: Our collective heart knows, before and now, that our sorrow is…

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Guerrero police and Ayotzinapa students clash

Normalistas and police clash on the Chilpancingo-Tixtla Highway  By: Sergio Ocampo Arista, Correspondent Tixtla, Guerrero A dozen normalistas [1] and six state police, including two women, were beaten, besides a cargo truck burned, during a confrontation that occurred this Tuesday…

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Ayotzinapa; It’s not the garbage dump or the fifth bus

IT’S NOT THE GARBAGE DUMP OR THE FIFTH BUS; IT’S THE C-4 By: Rafael Landerreche* Although the communications media has taken it up a lot, the most important part of the GIEI’s Ayotzinapa Report is not that which refutes the…

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Ayotzinapa Report

THEY DIDN’T BURN THEM By: Blanche Petrich and Emir Olivares The report containing the alternative investigation that the Inter-disciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, its initials in Spanish) carried out into the Ayotzinapa Case –43 enforced disappearances, six murdered and…

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Ayotzinapa, 11 months of searching

  By: Emir Olivares y José Antonio Román [This is an abbreviated version of the La Jornada article cited below.] It has been 11 months of ‘‘rage, indignation, courage, dignity and search;” almost one year without knowing the whereabouts of…

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Ayotzinapa: discrediting the “historic truth”

LA JORNADA EDITORIAL Luis Raúl González Pérez, president of the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH), classified the investigation of the Attorney General of the Republic (PGR, its initials in Spanish) into the disappearance of the 43 students from the Raúl…

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Ayotzinapa: key pieces of the official version fall apart

A Special Report By: Anabel Hernández and Steve Fisher A key piece in the version that the PGR has published after the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa students is that the students were detained and taken to the base of the…

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