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Chiapas: Bishop Felipe Arizmendi presents his resignation to the Pope

Don Felipe Arizmendi (@CEM)

On 1 May, Felipe Arizmendi Esquivel, the bishop of the San Cristóbal de Las Casas diocese, reported that he has sent in his letter of resignation to Pope Francis, now that he has reached 75 years of age. 241 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Ocosingo Public Ministry threatens human-rights defender


In a press-release published on 23 April, the Fray Pedro Lorenzo de la Nada Center for Human Rights denounced the threats made by the prosecutor from the Public Ministry, Rodolfo Manuel Gómez Gutiérrez, against the human-rights worker Manuel Hernández Aguilar, originally from Betania, Ocosingo municipality. 278 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Pilgrimage of the Believing People ends in Tuxtla Gutiérrez after a four-day journey

Pilgrimage of the Believing People (@SIPAZ)

On 26 March, the pilgrimage held by the Believing People ended, having begun in Simojovel four days prior.   328 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: New threats against residents of Primero de Agosto

Photo @komanilel.org

“Today we have suffered 30 days of displacement, illness, and having to live under trees covered by a piece of plastic, in inhuman conditions.   454 more words

Indigenous People