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Chiapas, the forgotten state

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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


EZLN: The first of several



March 2017

To the Sixth in the world:


Because we had told you that we were going to see the way of supporting you so that, at the same time, you will support the resistance and rebellion of those who are persecuted and separated by walls, well we now have a small advance. 525 more words


Indigenous Women: an expanding view

By: Magdalena Gómez

March 8 is International Women’s Day. In the case of Indigenous women, as of today, the complexity is not fully realized that their belonging to a people and the dimension of gender involve. 839 more words


Expensive care doesn't buy better health, study finds

Hospitalized patients treated by physicians who order more or more expensive tests and procedures are just as likely to be readmitted or to die as patients treated by doctors who order fewer or less expensive tests, according to research led by Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. 576 more words

Science & Health

Absalón Castellanos dies; EZLN put him on trial in 1994

By: Isaín Mandujano

The former Chiapas governor, Absalón Castellanos Domínguez, who the Zapatista National Liberation Army put on trial in 1994, died this afternoon at 93. 1,040 more words


Why Covering Your Face At a Protest Is The Right Thing To Do

Network for Police Monitoring (Netpol) co-ordinator Kevin Blowe explains why the organisation encourages activists to mask up.

Image: EZLN supporters in Chiapas, Mexico 1,691 more words