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Chiapas: Primero de Agosto Displaced Families Report Enclosure of their Lands

Displacement camp at Primero de Agosto, Photo @ Radio Zapatista

On April 14, the displaced of Primero de Agosto in the municipality of Las Margaritas made a public statement denouncing the barbed wiring of part of the land of Primero de Agosto where they lived and from where they were displaced on February 23, 2015. 272 more words

Indigenous People

National: Senate Passes Federal Law for Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

The Special Economic Zones @Presidencia de la Rep├║blica

On Thursday, April 14, the Senate passed the Federal Law for Special Economic Zones (SEZ) with 88 votes in favor and eight against. 371 more words

Chiapas

National: Launch of National Campaign in Defense of Mother Earth and Territory

National Campaign in Defense of Mother earth and Territory. @defensamadretierra

On April 10, the National Campaign in Defense of Mother Earth and Territory was launched in Mexico City to defend territory and combat the disinformation that exists in the country as regards dispossession. 233 more words

Land And Territory

National: Disturbances in Indigenous Territories over the Implementation of Megaprojects: San Francisco Xochicuautla and Atenco

Demolition of one of the homes in Xochicuautla protected by the riot police. Photo: @FJXochicuautla.

In recent days there have been at least two major disturbances in indigenous territories to allow the entrance of megaprojects. 731 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice Reaches San Cristobal de Las Casas

The event in Plaza de la Paz, San Cristobal de las Casas, Photo @ SIPAZ

On April 7, the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice reached Plaza de La Paz in San Cristobal de Las Casas, where it held a discussion with representatives of various civil organizations which expressed their accompaniment and solidarity. 731 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Legal Protection Granted Against the San Cristobal-Palenque Highway Project

The San Cristobal-Palenque super-highway has been met with massive rejection, Photo @ Espoir Chiapas

On April 3, the inhabitants of the Tsotsil communities of Los Llanos and San Jose El Porvenir in the municipality of San Cristobal de Las Casas, made known in a statement that on January 18 of this year they were granted legal protection against the San Cristobal-Palenque highway project. 359 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca/Chiapas/National: Oxfam Presents Inequality Report

Photo @ Oxfam

According to the international NGO Oxfam, the growing inequality crisis has become a recurring theme on international agendas due to the effects that this has on the world population. 626 more words

Human Rights