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Chiapas: 4000 Displaced Return Home in Insecure Conditions n Chalchihuitan

Displaced Chalchihuitan (@Sin Embargo)

On December 2nd, nearly four thousand indigenous people from Chalchihuitan returned to their communities of origin after almost two months of forced displacement, despite not having secure conditions to do so due to the presence of groups that have not been disarmed, so they blamed the state and federal governments for what might happen to their families. 310 more words

Human Rights

Update: Judge Dismisses Case Against the Bundys

In Nevada, on January 8, 2018, U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed felony charges against Cliven Bundy and his sons arising from the 2014 Bundy Ranch Standoff. 189 more words


2017 Stupid Shits.

Yaama Yaama (hi),

First off id like to apologise for not being a proper blogger and posting regularly as I’ve been too busy chasing likes and spamming Facebook. 2,065 more words

Land Rights for All: A Crash Course on the Importance of Land Rights

Secure land rights for local and indigenous communities are being recognized as part of the solution to many development challenges. Many argue that secure land rights are key in fighting climate change, poverty, and gender inequality. 841 more words

Research And Projects

National/International: PBI Publishes “Defending Life" Report


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