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Chiapas: Campesinos intimidated after taking back their lands

Assembly in San Isidro Los Laureles community @RadioZapatista

In a communiqué on January 21, the San Isidro Los Laureles community, Venustiano Carranza municipality, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle and members of the ‘space for struggle Semilla Digna, reported intimidation… 318 more words

Chiapas

Oaxaca: State meeting of communities and organizations in resistance to mining projects

Authorities of the communities that attended the meeting @ SIPAZ

On January 29 and 30, representatives of 48 communities, 30 social organizations, two research centers, and three community radio stations took part in the… 457 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Meeting of those affected by dams and mining

On January 21 and 22, more than 70 delegates from 20 municipalities, representatives of 12 organizations, movements and parishes of the state met in Boca del Cielo, Tonala, Chiapas, at the seat of the Regional Autonomous Council of the Coastal Zone of Chiapas to share experiences in the “Chiapas Meeting of the Affected by Dams and Mines.” At the meeting, called by the Mexican Movement of the Affected by Dams and in Defense of Rivers (Movimiento Mexicano de Afectados por las Presas y en Defensa de los Ríos – MAPDER) and the Mexican Network of the Affected by Mining (Red Mexicana de Afectados por la Minería – REMA), they defined a strategy of common defense in the face of the multiplication of mining projects, dams and other infrastructure projects imposed in the state… 423 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas: "Armed group of CIOAC-H attacked" community in the municipality of Las Margaritas

@Periódico Enfoque

On January 15, members of the Historical Independent Center of Agricultural Workers and Campesinos (CIOAC-H), led by Andulio Hernandez Hernandez, son of the leader of CIOAC-H, Luis Hernandez Cruz, entered the November 20… 393 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas/National: Xochicuautla community condemns highway project and expresses its solidarity with the indigenous peoples of Chiapas who face eviction

@Resistencia indígena otomí (Miguel Ángel Xenón)

On February 12 at a press conference at the offices of Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Center for Human Rights (CDHFBC, better known as Frayba), authorities of the Otomí-Ňätho indigenous community of San Francisco Xochicuautla, located in Mexico State, and members of the Indigenous Peoples’ Front in Defense of Mother Earth condemned the… 429 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas/Oaxaca: Caravan of Civil Observation and Solidarity for Chimalapas

@Desinformémonos

Between January 10 and 11, agrarian authorities, communities and non-government organisms made the Caravan of Civil Observation and Solidarity for Chimilapas to San Francisco de La Paz community, in the municipality of Santa Maria Chimilapa, Oaxaca. 296 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: San Isidro Los Laureles Community reclaims lands that "our grandfathers, grandmothers and parents worked as serfs"

Members of the community of San Isidro Los Laureles, municipality of Venustiano Carranza, decided to reclaim “about 165 hectares from various properties: “Tres Picos” (property of Octovín Albores, owner of 30 hectares), “Las Delicias” (property of Francisco Javier Ruíz, owner of 60 hectares), and “El Refugio’ estate (property of Rodrigo Ruíz, owner of 75 hectares)” on December 20th. 300 more words

Human Rights