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Chiapas: Communique from PUDEE regarding structural reforms

 

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On 19 August, the organizational process Peoples United for the Defense of Electricity (PUDEE) which adheres to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle published a communique in which its members analyze and criticize the impacts of the newly approved structural reforms. 634 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: denunciation of intimidation against Proceso correspondent in the state

On 15 August, the Proceso magazine denounced in an editorial note that a presumed representative of the Agency of the Public Military Ministry, which is contained within the Secretary for National Defense (SEDENA), attempted to hand over a summons to appear to its correspondent in Guerrero, Ezequiel Flores Contreras. 382 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: beginning of first meeting of Indigenous Peoples of Mexico with Zapatista Peoples

 

The “First Meeting of the Zapatista Peoples with the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico” (EZLN)

In a 3 August communique, Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), reported that between 2 and 3 August, 312 members of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) arrived at La Realidad, representing the Nahua, Purépecha, Peninsula Maya, Mazahua, Zoque, Wixarika, migrant, Tepehuan, Coca, Hñahñu, Pame, Triqui, Mixtec, Binni zaa, Chinanteco, Ikoot, Afro-Mexican, Popoluca, Tsotsil, Ch’ol, Tojolabal, Tseltal, Totonaco, Kumiai, Amuzgo, mestizo, Huarijío, Mixe, Ñhato, and Chontal peoples. 375 more words

Human Rights

Two Situations You Should Know About & What You Can Do

Azerbaijan and Bahrain are two countries that have recently been raising concerns for human rights groups because of increasing repression against journalists, pro-democracy supporters and human rights defenders. 715 more words

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Tête-à-tête with Malaysian Activist Lindu Livan

“After finishing the program, I decided to take this path of social justice & human rights” – Lindu Livan

This week “The Human Lens” is flying out of Pakistan and headed to the lush green valleys of this beautiful Asian country, Malaysia. 811 more words

Human Rights Concerns

National: NGOs ask to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) an official visit to Mexico in the face of the "human rights crisis" in the country

During the 152 Special Session of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held in Mexico City from 12 to 14 August, 55 networks and civil society organizations called on the mechanism of the Organization of American States (OAS) to realize an official visit to Mexico… 244 more words

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National: According to the pre-audience for the People’s Permanent Tribunal (TPP), simulation and impunity prevent the eradication of violence against women

 Between August 4 to 6, there was held in Mexico City the pre-audience “Gender Violence and Femicide” of the the Peoples’ Permanent Tribunal (TPP), Chapter Mexico. 337 more words

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