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Military Personnel Trained by the CIA Used Napalm Against Indigenous People in Brazil

Source: RINF, by freefall 

Just as in World War II and Vietnam, napalm manufactured in the US burned the bodies of hundreds of indigenous individuals in Brazil, people without an army and without weapons. 91 more words

Collectivism - For The Greater Good, Of Course

Oaxaca: Threats against APPJ members in terms of consultation regarding wind-energy project in Juchitán

On 5 November, three members of the Popular Assembly of the Juchiteco People (APPJ) received threats by phone from a local number telling them “what have you been doing at the forum?   510 more words

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Oaxaca: Mayor of Chichicápam orders shooting of residents: 17 injured and 3 arrested

Photo @ Noticias Net/Iván Flores Noriega

On 6 November, Carlos Vásquez Rebollar, the mayor of San Baltazar Chichicápam, located in the Ocotlán district, ordered three people to fire against residents who were cleaning the streets of the community.   242 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: New threats against members of the Believing People in Simojovel after their fifth pilgrimage demanding security and peace

Pilgrimage in Simojovel, October 2014 (@Koman Ilel)

In a communique published on 29 October, members of the Believing People from the parish of San Antonio de Padua in Simojovel denounced that after the pilgrimage they held on 18 October to demand greater security in the region, they repeatedly warned with death-threats and threats of kidnapping on the part of the authorities and arms- and drug-traffickers who operate in the city.  242 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: CNDH investigates attacks on journalist from the Mountain region of Guerrero

Automobile belonging to journalist Brenda Nava Mancilla (@libertadguerrero.net)

On 19 October, the personal vehicle of journalist Brenda Nava Mancilla, editor of La Noticia en La Montaña… 159 more words

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~Morning humor~

I found this on humor quotes, and thought how funny and true! The majority of indigenous people keep things simple. They don’t complicate life. That, I belive, is the secret to peace. 12 more words