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Oaxaca: march to demand investigation of new femicide


On 15 September, a group of students from the Normal School of Preschool Education of Oaxaca (ENEPO) and teachers from Section 22 of the National Coordination of Educational Workers (CNTE) marched in Oaxaca City to demand the clarification of the murder of the 21-year old student Karen González Reyes, whose body was found in the metropolitan region of the capital with signs of violence, sexual assault, and gunshot wounds.   137 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas/International: Book presentation "Opening Borders with the Heart: Guide for the Application of a Psychosocial Focus in Migrant Contexts”

Cover of the Guide (@civil-society organizations defending the rights of migrants)

At the beginning of September, eight non-governmental organizations from Mexico and Central America met in Tapachula, Chiapas, to present their guide for the provision of comprehensive attention to migrants in public and private institutions: “Opening Borders with the Heart: Guide for the Application of a Psychosocial Focus in Migrant Contexts.” 173 more words

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Two Afghan police officers training with DEA go missing, found in Buffalo

As Twitchy reported, three Afghan National Army officers who had been training at Camp Edwards on Cape Cod and were reported missing Saturday night after taking a trip to a shopping mall in Hyannis have been found trying to cross the Rainbow Bridge into Canada. 172 more words

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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

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Guerrero: March of families victimized by tropical storm Manuel and Hurricane Ingrid, one year on

A year after tropical storm Manuel and hurricane Ingrid pummelled the state of Guerrero, indigenous communities from the Mountain region organized a march of between 3,000 and 4,000 people in Tlapa de Comonfort to denounce that, more than ten months after the announcement of the New Guerrero Plan (PNG) that would liberate 37 billion pesos, still roads, schools, health clinics, and homes have not been repaired.   328 more words

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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

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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

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