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National: "Women Human Rights Defenders We Believe and Create" Campaign Launched

From November 25 to December 10, simultaneous activities will be carried out in 15 states within the framework of the “Women Defenders of Human Rights We Believe and Create” campaign, which seeks to disseminate a series of printed and electronic materials to make the contribution of women human rights defenders visible, as well as the adverse environment they to do their work. 251 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Movement in Defense of Life and Territory 12-Day Pilgrimage Ends in San Cristobal de Las Casas

Photo@SIPAZ

On November 25, after a 12-day walk through 11 indigenous municipalities in the North, Jungle area and Highlands of Chiapas, thousands of pilgrims arrived in San Cristobal de Las Casas, where they denounced the threats and insecurity that they live with in the villages where they come from. 918 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: International Day to Combat Violence against Women

Beginning of the march in Plaza de La Resistencia. Photo@SIPAZ

November 25 is International Day to Combat Violence against Women. In Chiapas, many activities were organized in this framework. 600 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: La Sexta in San Sebastian Bachajon Receive New Threats

Ejidatarios from San Sebastian Bachajon at a press conference in El Paliacate, October 27, 2016. Photo@SIPAZ

At a press conference on October 27 last, ejidatarios… 255 more words

Human Rights

National/International: International Observation Mission on Human Rights on Guatemala - Mexico Border Announced

Facebook page for the International Observation Mission on Human Rights on the Guatemala – Mexico Border. Photo@MODH

On October 26, the start of an International Observation Mission on Human Rights on the Guatemala-Mexico Border (MODH in its Spanish acronym), to be held from November 10 to 16, was announced. 302 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Eviction Threat to Las Brisas Community, La Trinitaria Municipality

Recuperated property in Las Brisas that serves as a meeting space. Photo@SIPAZ

On October 17 the members of Las Brisas community, in the municipality of La Trinitaria, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, announced in a public statement threats of eviction they have received in recent months. 253 more words

Indigenous People

Guerrero: XXI Anniversary of the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities - Community Police

CRAC-PC march in Horcasitas. Photo@SIPAZ

On October 15, the Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities-Community Police (CRAC-PC) celebrated its 21st anniversary. For this occasion, the police, along with their liaison committees and social organizations, were convened in Atotonilco de Horcasitas from their four houses of justice in San Luis Acatlan, Ziltlaltepec, Espino Blanco and El Paraiso, for two days of activities. 475 more words

Human Rights