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Chiapas: Displaced famailies of Banavil return temporarily to their community

On August 3rd, the forcibly displaced families from the community of Banavil, muncipality of Tenejapa returned temporarily to work their lands for a period of 15 days “without a guarantee of minimum safety conditions from the Mexican State”, affirmed the Center for Human Rights Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas. 284 more words

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Chiapas: Civil Society Las Abejas against the "Proposed Hydrocarbons Law"

On June 22, the Las Abejas of Acteal Civil Society denounced another effort by the government to promote “constitutional reforms […] not for the benefit of the Mexican people, but for a few people who are sick with ambition and greed,” 417 more words

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Chiapas: fear for the physical security of David Potenciano Torres, despite his release

In an informational note published on 4 December, the Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (CDHFBC) announced the release of David Potenciano Torres.  163 more words

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Chiapas: 6 years after the Viejo Velsaco massacre, yet "another six-year term of impunity" (CDHFBC)

On 13 December 2012, the Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (CDHFBC) lamented that six years following the Viejo Velasco massacre, “the coherence of the government has a constant named impunity.”  280 more words

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Chiapas: News from prisoners in two Chiapas state prisons

On 8 October, Alberto Patishtan,  a man who has been imprisoned for 12 years and is a member of the organization La Voz del Amate, left surgery where he had had an operation for a tumor that had seriously affected his vision.  428 more words

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Chiapas: Alberto Patishtán loses his sight, and request on his part

In a 20 September bulletin, the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (CDHFBC) manifested its “indignation for the inefficient behavior of the Mexican with regards to the medical attention afforded the political prisoner Alberto Patishtán Gómez, who for many years has been denouncing his health situation.  343 more words

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Mexico: activities and communiqués in observance of the International Day for Peace

During the night of 20 September, in observance of the close of the National and International Event 10 days for Peace and Human Rights, members of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD) and #IAm132 carried out a public act “A light for peace” in front of the U.S. 429 more words

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