Chiapas Support Committee


Unpunished, the 2006 massacre committed by paramilitaries in Viejo Velasco

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The massacre committed 16 years ago in the Viejo Velasco community of Ocosingo municipality, where six people were executed, including a pregnant woman, “remains unpunished,” nine civilian organizations assured, among them…

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Tribunal Investigates Chiapas Massacre

THEY WILL TAKE THE VIEJO VELASCO MASSACRE TO THE PERMANENT TRIBUNAL OF THE PEOPLES By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, July 16, 2014 The Permanent Tribunal of the Peoples (TPP, its initials in Spanish) announced in a…

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Xi’ Nich distances itself from conflict in the Lacandón Community Zone

XI’ NICH DISTANCES ITSELF FROM THE CONFLICT IN THE LACANDÓN COMMUNITY ZONE ** It classifies it as a violent organization and differs with its methods ** Its leader Gabriel Montoya, is responsible for the massacre in Viejo Velasco, it points…

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