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Chiapas: Family of José Rolando, murdered through torture, demands justice and cessation of death-threats

José Rolando @ Chiapas Denuncia

On 29 October, the 20-month anniversary of the murder of José Rolando Pérez de la Cruz by municipal police from Acala (who beat him and tortured him to death on 1 March 2014), his relatives published a communique demanding justice, guarantees of non-repetition, and security guarantees for the family and lawyer in the case, as they have been the objects of death-threats and harassment. 195 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: OMCT releases Urgent Action in case of extrajudicial execution and torture in Tila

Mobilization by civil society for case of Tony Gutiérrez. Photo @Comité Digna Ochoa

On 18 September, the Global Organization against Torture (OMCT) released an urgent action for the case of a forcible disappearance, torture, and extrajudicial execution, this of Mr. 284 more words

Indigenous People

Guerrero/National: “Fruitless” meeting between relatives of the disappeared from Ayotzinapa and EPN

Just before the one-year anniversary of the forcible disappearance of the 43 students from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, relatives of the disappeared have not ceased their efforts to have the events be clarified. 548 more words

Human Rights

National: Yaqui leader Mario Luna is released and declared innocent

Fernando Jiménez and Mario Luna, representatives of the Yaqui people. Photo @
Benjamín Flores

On 23 September, Mario Luna Delgado, leader of the Yaqui people, was released from prison no. 269 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Alejandro Díaz Sántiz and 386 other prisoners transferred to high-security prison

Archive photo @ Revolución Tres Punto Cero

In the morning of 10-11 September, the political prisoner Alejandro Díaz Sántiz, being held at Jail No. 5 in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, being a member of the Voz del Amate and an adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, was transferred together with 386 other prisoners from 13 state jails to the Federal Center for Social Reinsertion (CEFERESO) No. 465 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Social activists visit Nestora Salgado

@Ciudadania Express

On 3 September, Tita Radilla, Martha Obeso, Norma Mesino, Sofía Méndoza, and Julia Alonso, being social activists from different regions of Guerrero state, visited the political prisoner Nestora Salgado, coordinator of the Communal Police in Olinalá, Guerrero. 293 more words

Human Rights

Guerrero: Tlachinollan dedicates its XXI activity report to parents of the disappeared from Ayotzinapa

On Saturday 29 August, with the participation of some 3000 persons, the Tlachinollan Mountain Center for Human Rights celebrated its XXI anniversary in the city of Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero. 325 more words