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Chiapas: Emilio Jimenez Gomez, Prisoner from San Sebastian Bachajon, Released

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On March 16, Emilio Jimenez Gomez, an ejidatario from San Sebastian Bachajon and adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle (the Sixth), was released from prison. 207 more words

Human Rights

6. San Cristobal de las Casas

Days: 17
Crocodile sightings: 4
Cathedrals climbed: 1

Sleepily we introduced ourselves to the other residents at Roscoe’s Backpackers meeting young people from America, Canada, Germany, Portugal and the UK amongst other nationalities and backgrounds and were soon told of ‘The Walking Tour’. 1,226 more words

Oaxaca/Chiapas: Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan in Los Chimalapas

Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan to Los Chimalapas (@NVI Noticias)

On March 18 and 19, a motorized Civil Observation Caravan in solidarity with Nuevo San Andres visited the village in the Chimalapas region where, on 24 February last, nine villagers suffered attacks, illegal deprivation of liberty and violence from the so-called “Chamula Army”. 324 more words

Indigenous People

Magdalenas (Aldama)

Huipil tzotzil de Magdalenas Aldama.

Elaborado por Rosa Santíz de la cooperativa Mujeres Sembrando la Vida.

Telar de cintura brocado y bordado a mano.

Fotografía de Sofía Durand.


Chiapas Booked!

In less than a month, I will be visiting Chiapas Mexico for a wedding. We are taking 5 days to see this beautiful part of Mexico bordering Guatemala. 18 more words


Chiapas, the forgotten state

Dear Reader,

One can never generalise about cultures and countries in general. Least of all those countries with such diversities as Mexico.

Mexico is BIG and ethnically very diverse. 457 more words

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IACHR finds the State responsible for death of Tzeltal

By: José Antonio Román

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) concluded that the Mexican State is responsible for violating the right to life of the Tzeltal Gilberto Jiménez Hernández, executed at the hands of members of the Army in Altamirano, Chiapas, on February 20, 1995, inside the so- called Chiapas 94 Campaign Plan, with which it sought to retake the territory in which the Zapatista National Liberation Army ( 375 more words