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National/International: PBI Publishes “Defending Life" Report

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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

Chiapas

Chiapas: Humanitarian Aid for Displaced Demanded

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On November 27th, Civil Society organizations, including SIPAZ, issued an Urgent Action for the risk to life, security and integrity of communities in the Altos region due to an agrarian conflict between the municipalities of Chenalho and Chalchihuitan, which has been going on for more than 40 years without a solution. 605 more words

Justice System

Oaxaca: Fifth Encounter of Community Defenders

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On November 17th, the Fifth Encounter of Community Defenders was held in Santa Rosa de Lima, Tututepec with the aim of “exchanging community security strategies and expressions of resistance from the cultural practices that have been used by the movements and communities of Mexico and Colombia.” 229 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: MODEVITE Mobilizes in Defense of Mother Earth and Self-Determination

Authorities from La Candelaria, Municipality of San Cristobal de Las Casas. Photo @: SIPAZ

On November 20th, thousands of indigenous people grouped in the Movement in Defense of Life and the Territory (Modevite in its Spanish acronym) mobilized in 11 municipalities and an… 462 more words

Human Rights

National/International: Visit of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to Mexico Ends

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From November 5th to 17th, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, indigenous leader of the Philippines, made an official visit to Mexico, which included the capitals of the states of Guerrero, Chiapas and Chihuahua. 456 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Agrarian Conflict between the Municipalities of Chenalho and Chalchihuitan Reignites

On October 18th, an individual from the community of Canalumtic, in the municipality of Chalchihuitan, was shot dead.

The following day, a group of police from the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection (SSyPC in its Spanish acronym) and detachments from Zacatonal and Majumpepentic, from the municipality of San Pedro Chenalho, had to flee to San Cristobal following a threat of retention. 479 more words

Human Rights