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"Convenience Police" in Xinjiang

Another look at what’s going on in China’s Xinjiang province, the expansion of the “convenience (aka paramilitary) police.” This is yet another method of population control, beyond the… 15 more words

Chiapas: Statement from the Tila Ejidatarios

Press Conference in San Cristobal de las Casas Photo @Sipaz

In a public complaint issued on November 24, the Tila ejidatarios, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, announced the threats and intimidation that they continue to suffer. 148 more words

Human Rights

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