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Chiapas: Threats to Simojovel Parishioners

Marcelo Perez (Photo@ Red TdT)

On November 4, Simojovel Believing Peoples released a statement announcing the renewal of threats and attacks against the priest Marcelo Perez Perez. 404 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: La Sexta in San Sebastian Bachajon Receive New Threats

Ejidatarios from San Sebastian Bachajon at a press conference in El Paliacate, October 27, 2016. Photo@SIPAZ

At a press conference on October 27 last, ejidatarios… 255 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Eviction Threat to Las Brisas Community, La Trinitaria Municipality

Recuperated property in Las Brisas that serves as a meeting space. Photo@SIPAZ

On October 17 the members of Las Brisas community, in the municipality of La Trinitaria, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, announced in a public statement threats of eviction they have received in recent months. 253 more words

Indigenous People

Oaxaca/International: Fifth Person Arrested in Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola Murder Case

On October 6, John Macario Bautista Ramirez was arrested in Brownsville, Texas, United States, and was deported by immigration authorities, identified as one of those responsible for the death of activists Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola, who were participating in a humanitarian convoy bound for San Juan Copala and who were ambushed in the Triqui region of Oaxaca, on April 27, 2010. 457 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Two Student Teachers from Ayotzinapa Murdered

Desinformémonos Photo @Aurora Roja

On October 4 (5:50 pm), five passengers were shot dead during an assault on public transport, including the students from the Ayotzinapa Normal Rural School: Johnatan Morales Hernandez and Filemon Tacuba Castro. 297 more words

Human Rights

Schools or Garrisons? Prioritizing narrowly perceived “national” interests

Vaibhav Karajgikar

The Kashmir region, a border state between India and Pakistan, has been disputed over by both countries for the last sixty nine years and is now entering a phase of unprecedented struggle to provide a safe environment for education. 457 more words

Kashmir Conflict

Chiapas: Tila Ejido Reports Violent Murder of Two Youths in its Territory, Intended to Destabilize its Assertion of Autonomy

Protest in Tila (@ Ejido Tila)

In a statement released on September 7, and the ejidatarios of Tila, reported that two brothers (a man aged 20, and a woman aged 19), originally from Tiontiepa Benito Juarez… 339 more words

Human Rights