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Oaxaca: Three Members of CODEDI Ambushed and Murdered

On February 12th, three members of the Committee for the Defense of Indigenous Peoples (CODEDI) lost their lives and two were injured after an armed attack. 234 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Conflict at Mine of Canadian Company Torex Gold Resources

Photo @ Proceso

Since November 3rd, 2017, according to information from Proceso, a group of workers of the Media Luna mining company, part of the Canadian company Torex Gold Resources, have been on strike to… 622 more words

Human Rights

National: Biodiversity Law – Protection for Megaprojects (Greenpeace)

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Civil society groups and experts have expressed their grave concerns about the Biodiversity Law, which, according to Sin Embargo MX, was approved… 426 more words


Oaxaca/Chiapas: SEZ Exclusive Jurisdiction of Federal Powers

Photo @ El Universal

On October 20th, 2017, several newspapers reported that the real estate of the Special Economic Zone of Puerto Chiapas, passed into the Federation. 366 more words

Justice System

Chiapas: 4000 Displaced Return Home in Insecure Conditions n Chalchihuitan

Displaced Chalchihuitan (@Sin Embargo)

On December 2nd, nearly four thousand indigenous people from Chalchihuitan returned to their communities of origin after almost two months of forced displacement, despite not having secure conditions to do so due to the presence of groups that have not been disarmed, so they blamed the state and federal governments for what might happen to their families. 310 more words

Human Rights

National/International: PBI Publishes “Defending Life" Report


Peace Brigades International (PBI) published a new publication “Defending Life: People who Defend Land, Territory and the Environment at Risk”, which collects testimonies and analysis that highlight the same reality: the extreme vulnerability of the defenders of the land and the environment in Mexico and the world. 135 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Otros Mundos Warns about the Risk Implications of the SEZ for Puerto Chiapas

In an article published on December 1st, the civil organization Otros Mundos shared information on the implications and risks that would result from the imposition of a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) on the Chiapas coast, describing it as a… 183 more words