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Guerrero: False Accusations of Kidnapping against Community Police

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The Tlachinollan Mountain Human Rights Center denounced another false accusation of kidnapping against community officers of the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities – Community Police (CRAC – PC in its Spanish acronym). 370 more words

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National–Mexico: Visit of UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Photo@: unwomen.org

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will make an official visit to Mexico from November 8th to 17th, 2017. 224 more words

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International: Zodevite Movement Receives Pax Christi International Peace Prize

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From October 23rd to 26th, the Indigenous Movement of the Zoque Believing People in Defense of Land and Territory (Zodovite in its Spanish acronym), the Fray Bartolome de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (Frayba) and Pax Christi International, met with 13 parliamentarians of the European Union. 317 more words

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APAC presented at the UN Treaty Negotiations

Hemantha Withanage, Executive Director of Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) – FoE Sri Lanka was part of a session panel titled Voices of the Victims at the UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations Session in Geneva, Switzerland. 1,485 more words

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Guerrero: Ayotzinapa, Third Official Audience of the IACHR : "The Government Doesn't Want to Solve the Case"

On October 24th, the third ex officio hearing was held at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH in its Spanish acronym) on the Special Monitoring Mechanism (MES in its Spanish acronym) for the Ayotzinapa case in Montevideo (Uruguay). 326 more words

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Oaxaca/National: CNDH Issues Recommendation for Seroius Human Rights Violations during Events in Nochixtlan on June 16th, 2016

On October 18th, the National Commission for Human Rights (CNDH in its Spanish acronym) issued a recommendation to the government of Oaxaca, the state’s attorney general’s office, the National Commission for Security (CNS in its Spanish acronym) and the Attorney General’s Office (PGR), for serious violations of human rights in the violent events that occurred in Nochixtlan, Oaxaca, on June 16th, 2016. 369 more words

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Chiapas: Theft, Burglary, Harrassment and Intimidation on the Chiapas Coast.

The Digna Ochoa Human Rights Center denounced that on October 2nd, the domicile of human rights defender Guadalupe Nuñez Salazar, Councilor of the Indigenous Council of Government, was raided. 537 more words

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