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Chiapas: 5,000 Men and Women on Pilgrimage against Mining in Chicomuselo

Photo @ SIPAZ

On October 1st, in the municipality of Chicomuselo, a meeting was held in Grecia ejido to analyze the threats posed by the mining concessions for the towns of Chiapas. 389 more words

Chiapas

Chiapas: "Faced with the unilateral decision to draw up a Water Law" Civil Society Calls for Consultation

In a press release published on September 25th last, the Education for Peace and Human Rights Collective (CEPAZ) reported that “it has become aware in recent days that in the State Congress a reform is being made to the State Water Law.” 258 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: "Let's Love, Care for and Defend our Common Home, Mother Earth" Encounter

Altar at the encounter (@SIPAZ)

From September 19th to 21st, the Encounter “Let’s Love, Care for and Defend our Common Home, Mother Earth” was held in the community of Candelaria, municipality of San Cristobal de Las Casas, in which around 300 people participated, from the diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas, and guests of other dioceses, organizations and churches. 269 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas: Pemex to Provide Resources in Perpetuity to Preserve the Lacandon Jungle

Photo: @Chiapas State Government

On September 31st, from the archaeological zone of Bonampak, the general director of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya, reported that as part of its sustainability program, it will donate 25 million pesos for the conservation of the Lacandon Jungle, in order to promote the productive reconversion of the area and combat climate change. 298 more words

Indigenous People

National/Chiapas: More Special Economic Zones

(@Social Communications Institute of the State of Chiapas)

On July 23rd, the PAN delegation proposed reforms to the Federal Law on Special Economic Zones (LFZEE in its Spanish acronym), … 354 more words

Chiapas

Chiapas: Preventative Prison for Three People from Chiapa de Corzo after EPN"S Visit

Photo: @ Isain Mandujano

On August 7th, after Enrique Peña Nieto’s visit to Chiapa de Corzo on the occasion of “International Day of Indigenous Peoples”, seven federal police, six women and one man were beaten and detained by villagers for 6 hours, after which were released. 424 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca: Eviction and Arrests at Bií Hioxo Wind Farm

Photo@: Educa

On July 13th, after more than 12 days of peaceful demonstration demanding the establishment negotiations with the executives of the wind power company Electrica de Francia (EDF), the protesting owners of the lands affected by the Bií Hioxo wind farm, took the watchtower of the company EDF, in the region of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca. 194 more words

Justice System