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Chiapas: Chicoasen Ejido Denounces "Conflict Creation" for Those Who do not Support Project

On February 10, the Ejido Committee of the Basic Ejidatarios Commodities of Chicoasen Ejido denounced that “ON FEBRUARY 01 (…) THE TRUCKERS GROUP AGAIN … WANTED TO RECOVER THE ROADS WHERE THE CHICOASEN HYDROELECTRIC WORK HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR 8 MONTHS. 359 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Escalation in Unstoppable Violence

The Tlachinollan Mountain Human Rights Center, in its latest publication called “Armed Civilians”, denounces the escalation of the unstopable violence that is being experienced in the state of Guerrero… 291 more words

Human Rights

Announcement of the Establishment of the China Anti-Torture Alliance

February 16, 2017

Torture has long been a chronic disease plaguing China’s judicial system. It is not only that nearly every case of judicial injustice in China is attended by torture, but that torture is much more widely applied than merely as a means of extracting a confession during the criminal investigation process. 1,102 more words

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Chiapas: Roberto Paciencia's Liberty at Risk

Roberto Paciencia Cruz on the day of his release, Photo @: Espoir Chiapas

On February 2, the No Estamos Todxs Working Group (GTNET in its Spanish acronym) and the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Center for Human Rights, (CDHFBC, also known as Frayba) expressed their concern in a joint statement over the risk to personal freedom of Roberto Paciencia Cruz. 472 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Believing People Pilgrimage

Believing People Pilgrimage in San Cristóbal, 2016 Photo: El Heraldo de Chiapas

On January 25, members of Believing Peoples of the Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas held a pilgrimage on the fifth anniversary of the death of Jtatik Samuel Ruíz and also for the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Diocesan Coordination of Women (CODIMUJ). 220 more words

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National: UNO Special Rapporteur Visits Mexico to Evaluate Human Rights Situation

Michael Forst, UNO Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. Photo@MuralChiapas

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, visited Mexico from January 16 to 24 with the aim of assessing the situation of human rights defenders and evaluating the efforts made by the Mexican authorities for their protection. 505 more words

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Guerrero: The PGR Denies Concealing Information from the IGIE in Ayotzinapa Case

Relatives continue to demand justice, Photo@: Ronaldo Schemidt

Alfredo Higuera Bernal, head of the investigation office of the Attorney General’s Office (PGR in its Spanish acronym) in the Iguala case, denied concealing information from the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (IGIE) and the relatives of the 43 students disappeared from Ayotzinapa in 2014 in an interview with La Jornada. 579 more words

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