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Chiapas: Those displaced from Banavil continue demanding justice

On 4 September, Zapatista supporters from the Banavil region, Tenejapa municipality, newly denounced “the acts of 4 December 2011 when we were attacked with firearms and 13 of us displaced, being EZLN sympathizers, by PRI militants from the Banavil region, Tenejapa municipality.   250 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Ejidatarios from Candelaria express their opposition to the construction of the San Cristóbal-Palenque highway

In a press-conference held on 11 September in the offices of the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Center for Human Rights, ejidiatari@s from Candelaria, San Cristóbal de Las Casas municipality, made public their opposition to the planned construction of the highway between San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque, with this being a decision agreed to in their communal assembly. 228 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Impunity in the case of Tatiana Trujillo; continued calls for gender alert amidst rise in number of femicides

On 9 September, a press-conference was held at which relatives of Tatiana Trujillo Rodríguez denounced the impunity seen in the femicide perpetrated against her in April 2010 in the Ocosingo municipality by her partner, Elmar Darinel Díaz Solórzano, a former federal deputy.   433 more words

Human Rights

Travels and Travajo in Mexico - On Differences

I had originally wanted to write and reflect on this topic – difference – first. It is, after all, the most prominent, certainly the easiest to write about. 1,597 more words

Travel

Chiapas: Large increase in femicides; monument to be built to honor victims

Photo @ Chiapas Paralelo

On 1 October, relatives of victims of femicide and women’s human-rights defenders will construct a monument to commemorate femicide victims in Chiapas at the bridge in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, from where the body of Viridians Flores Martínez was thrown in June 2013. 393 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Possible attempt to remove ejidal commissioner, claim ejidatari@s of Tila

The ejidatari@s of Tila, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle, denounced that on 31 August a meeting was held between former ejidal commissioners and a group of approximately 150 others, toward the end of deposing the present ejidal commissioner. 316 more words

Human Rights

CNI and EZLN: United against Dispossession

CNI and EZLN: UNITED AGAINST DISPOSSESSION

 By: Luis Hernández Navarro

Gatherings of popular organizations are celebrated practically every month in the most hidden corners of the country. 918 more words

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