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Chiapas: Alejandro Díaz Sántiz and 386 other prisoners transferred to high-security prison

Archive photo @ Revolución Tres Punto Cero

In the morning of 10-11 September, the political prisoner Alejandro Díaz Sántiz, being held at Jail No. 5 in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, being a member of the Voz del Amate and an adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, was transferred together with 386 other prisoners from 13 state jails to the Federal Center for Social Reinsertion (CEFERESO) No. 465 more words

Human Rights

Columbus Day: A symptom of a wider problem


As a citizen of the Caribbean, I have never celebrated Columbus day. In fact, it is not a recognized holiday in any part of the Caribbean. 840 more words


October When The Worlds Are Interwoven

This dimension that we live in and the spirit world meet in October.  This is the time that the veil that separates us thins.  This has been known throughout the beginning of time. 87 more words


Amnesty International| When You Don't Exist

When you don’t exist is Amnesty International’s campaign for the human rights of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and at its borders. People move to Europe for different reasons. 338 more words

Conflicts And Emergencies

Shinto and Ainu Culture (Again)

We often hear about indigenous religious sites being turned into Christian churches, or native gods being incorporated into Christianity as saints. This seems to have been pretty common way Western colonial powers solidified their rule culturally. 806 more words


God is Our Refuge and Strength

Coming to the Philippines has been an eye opening experience to me. Last week we attended the memorial services and gatherings about the current struggles of the Lumads who are among the indigenous people in the Philippines. 539 more words




By Apolinario B Villalobos

Gentle people of South Cotabato –

Epitome of strength who moves with agility

But graceful enough to sway with the wind… 196 more words

Apolinario Villalobos