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Chiapas: Conflict between Parties Unleashes Violence in Chenalho

Families displaced due to violence in Chenalho Photo@:Quorum Informativo

In March, faced with the context of violence stemming from the post-electoral conflict in the municipality of Chenalho, several organizations and the Coordination of the Parish of San Pedro Apostol of this municipality issued statements to express their concerns, demand that the State to disarm armed groups and ensure the integrity and personal safety and life of the villagers of the municipality. 544 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

Chiapas: National Day: "The Victims of State Terrorism are of the People, We will not Stop until We Find Them!"

FNLS Press Conference (Photo: @Sipaz)

 On March 6, the National Front for Struggle for Socialism (FNLS) began its National Day of Struggle in Chiapas. 596 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Two Dead and Dozens Injured in Chenalho in Dispute over Mayoralty

Chenalho Town Hall (@Linkogecko)

The post-election dispute in the municipality of Chenalho claimed the lives of two people between February 22 and March 7, resulting in more than a dozen with gunshot wounds. 568 more words

Chiapas

Oaxaca: Teacher Antonio Santiago Gonzalez Murdered

The murdered teacher inside his car. Photo @NSS Oaxaca

On February 17, the teacher Antonio Santiago Gonzalez, 59, was assassinated, regional representative of Putla Villa de Guerrero, of indigenous level in the coastal region of Oaxaca. 256 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Tila Ejido Denounces Attempt to Kidnap Commissary

Anniversary of Tila Ejido on October 16, 2014

On February 6, Tila Ejido published a communiqué denouncing: “a group of inhabitants of the Cantioc community annex organized by members of the green party and the city council attempted to kidnap the President of the Ejidal Commissariat, coming to his house at dawn this Monday, February 6, after midnight to take him in that community another new attempt to provoke a conflict to strike our ejidal autonomy… 735 more words

Indigenous People