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Chiapas: Emilio Jimenez Gomez, Prisoner from San Sebastian Bachajon, Released

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On March 16, Emilio Jimenez Gomez, an ejidatario from San Sebastian Bachajon and adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle (the Sixth), was released from prison. 207 more words

Human Rights

Oaxaca/Chiapas: Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan in Los Chimalapas

Civil Observation and Solidarity Caravan to Los Chimalapas (@NVI Noticias)

On March 18 and 19, a motorized Civil Observation Caravan in solidarity with Nuevo San Andres visited the village in the Chimalapas region where, on 24 February last, nine villagers suffered attacks, illegal deprivation of liberty and violence from the so-called “Chamula Army”. 324 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca: Isthmus Inhabitants Seek Injunction against Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

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On March 16, organizations from 11 municipalities from the Tehuantepec Isthmus filed a collective injunction as indigenous peoples against the Special Economic Zones (SEZ). 322 more words

Indigenous People

Rural Women, Food Security, and the Right to the Land

*This is an excerpt from PKKK’s Rural Women Status Report on CEDAW 2011.

Rural women secure our food – in the family, they do subsistence gardening and livestock raising to provide food on the table; in the national level, they engage in primary crops production such as rice, corn, coconut, sugar, and vegetables.  2,852 more words

Rural Women Status Report On CEDAW 2011

Human rights defenders in prison: what is life like behind bars?

In the run-up to the 2017-8 elections, the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”) is narrowing the space for political dissent and suppressing the right to freedom of assembly. 1,723 more words

Fundamental Freedoms

Land Of The Free...?

The “Scarcity” model that Society imposes upon us is one big fat lie. Society needs us to believe that there’s not enough Money out there for everyone, that the rich can only get richer and the poor poorer. 720 more words

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Chiapas: Banavil Displaced Families Remember the Death of Antonia Lopez Luna

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From 21-23 February, displaced families from Banavil, Tenejapa municipality, temporarily returned to their homes to visit the tomb of Antonia Lopez Mendez, the daughter of one of the families, who died in conditions of forced displacement on February 21, 2015, at the age of 11. 178 more words

Human Rights