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Mexico: 2019 Highest Number of Attacks on the Press - Articulo 19

On May 26th, the organization in defense of freedom of expression, Articulo 19, presented its 2019 annual report “Dissonance: Voices in Dispute”, which records the highest number of attacks against the press ever in one year: 609 cases, including ten murders of journalists. 548 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca/National: No Truth nor Justice for Victims 13 Years after Forced Disappearance Gabriel Alberto Cruz Sanchez and Edmundo Reyes Amaya

May 25th marked thirteen years since the enforced disappearance of the militants of the Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR), Gabriel Alberto Cruz Sanchez and Edmundo Reyes Amaya in Oaxaca. 614 more words

Human Rights

National: Reform Of Law for Protection of Human Rights Defenders and Journalists Debated in Context of Greater Vulnerability in Pandemic

On May 20th, a controversial initiative was proposed to the Permanent Commission by the MORENA deputies that proposes to abolish 44 trusts, related to support for the Mexican film industry, agriculture, science and technology, national sports, and energy sector contractors and suppliers among others. 802 more words

Human Rights

Not ‘just’ a terrorist

When the deranged fantasy of a caliphate was at its peak, thousands of men and women traveled to Syria and Iraq to join ISIS.

By October 2015, an estimated 30,000 people from 100 countries were part of the fight, linked to ISIS or other militant groups. 876 more words

Universal Jurisdiction

Mexico: Mothers Continue the Search for Their Disappeared Children on Their Day

Photo: Chiapasparalelo

May 10th is Mother’s Day in Mexico and despite the pandemic, women demonstrated to show that they will continue to search for their missing children. 411 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca: Violence in San Mateo del Mar Leaves One Dead

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On May 3rd, an armed attack in the municipal agency of Huazantlan del Rio in the municipality of San Mateo del Mar, in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region, left one person dead, as well as two houses, four motor vehicles, a truck and two motorcycle taxis burned. 590 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca: Tenth Anniversary of Murder of Defenders Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola in Triqui Territory

April 27th marked the 10th anniversary of the murder of Bety Cariño Trujillo and Jyri Antero Jaakkola (Finland) when they participated in a humanitarian caravan that was headed to the Triqui community of San Juan Copala. 391 more words

Justice System