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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

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

Guerrero: Tlachinollan considers "illegal" Marco Antonio Suástegui Muñoz 's transfer to a Nayarit prison and demand his return to the state


In a statement released on August 13, the Center for Human Rights Tlachinollan announced that it issued a complaint before the District Judge of Acapulco regarding the transfer of the leader of the Council of Ejidos and Communities Opposed to the La Parota Dam (Cecop), Marco Antonio Muñoz Suástegui to the Federal Center for Social Rehabilitation of Tepic, Nayarit . 335 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: EZLN and members of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) united against the plundering of their peoples

Between August 4 and 9, there was held in La Realidad, municipality of Las Margaritas, the “First Exchange between the Zapatista Peoples and the Native Peoples of Mexico”. 407 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: soldiers and policemen burst into the La Concepción Commmunity after a Cecop assembly in which the case of Marco Antonio Muñoz Suástegui was reported on

On August 3, soldiers and policemen burst into the La Concepción Community, where the Council of Ejidos and Communities Opposed to La Parota Dam (Cecop) had just finished their weekly meeting. 307 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Forced displacement of EZLN support- bases belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha

 On August 4, the Human Rights Center Fray Bartolome de Las Casas (CDHFBC) reported that 32 people from the community Egipto, belonging to the Caracol of La Garrucha, were forcibly displaced due to the aggressions of members of Ejido Pojcol, Chilón municipality. 212 more words

Human Rights

National: thousands march in Mexico City to demand agrarian reform

On 23 July, between 25,000 (according to the government of Mexico City) and 35,000 campesinos (according to organizers of the action) marched in Mexico City to demand a comprehensive agrarian reform, in repudiation of the reform laws on energy, and in favor of respect for the rights of peoples and communities. 165 more words

Indigenous People