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Oaxaca: San Dionisio del Mar marks four years in resistance against wind farm


On January 29, the community of San Dionisio del Mar on the Tehuantepec Isthmus, Oaxaca, marked four years of resistance in its struggle against the installation of a wind farm on its territory. 477 more words

Indigenous People

[Press Release] 20 years of waiting, still not over for Ormoc landless farmers -KAISAHAN

20 years of waiting, still not over for Ormoc landless farmers

Ormoc City — Around 30 agrarian reform beneficiaries from Brgy. 972 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Campesinos intimidated after taking back their lands

Assembly in San Isidro Los Laureles community @RadioZapatista

In a communiqué on January 21, the San Isidro Los Laureles community, Venustiano Carranza municipality, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle and members of the ‘space for struggle Semilla Digna, reported intimidation… 318 more words


Oaxaca: State meeting of communities and organizations in resistance to mining projects

Authorities of the communities that attended the meeting @ SIPAZ

On January 29 and 30, representatives of 48 communities, 30 social organizations, two research centers, and three community radio stations took part in the… 457 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Meeting of those affected by dams and mining

On January 21 and 22, more than 70 delegates from 20 municipalities, representatives of 12 organizations, movements and parishes of the state met in Boca del Cielo, Tonala, Chiapas, at the seat of the Regional Autonomous Council of the Coastal Zone of Chiapas to share experiences in the “Chiapas Meeting of the Affected by Dams and Mines.” At the meeting, called by the Mexican Movement of the Affected by Dams and in Defense of Rivers (Movimiento Mexicano de Afectados por las Presas y en Defensa de los Ríos – MAPDER) and the Mexican Network of the Affected by Mining (Red Mexicana de Afectados por la Minería – REMA), they defined a strategy of common defense in the face of the multiplication of mining projects, dams and other infrastructure projects imposed in the state… 423 more words

Indigenous People

Labour Tenants Rising Strong

by Laurel Oettle

As we watched and recorded over 90 Labour Tenants and supporters march to the Land Claims Court in Randburg, Johannesburg, on Friday 29th January, I found myself awash in a whirl of emotions. 897 more words