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Nacional/Oaxaca: German Coordination for Human Rights in Mexico

At the end of March, the German Coordination for Human Rights in Mexico, a network created in 2000 and composed of 15 German organizations and institutions, presented the main results of its observation mission in which they visited human rights defenders Enrique Guerrero Aviña (UNAM student) and Damian Gallardo Martinez (Oaxacan activist) imprisoned at CEFERESO No.2, in Jalisco. 301 more words

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Chiapas: Emilio Jimenez Gomez, Prisoner from San Sebastian Bachajon, Released

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On March 16, Emilio Jimenez Gomez, an ejidatario from San Sebastian Bachajon and adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle (the Sixth), was released from prison. 207 more words

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National: Amnesty International Presents Report on Global Situation of Human rights. Mexico "One of the Worst Crisis of Human Rights and Justice"

On February 21, Amnesty International presented its annual report. In the section corresponding to events in Mexico in 2016, AI summarized: “Ten years after the beginning of the so-called “war against drug trafficking and organized crime”, military personnel continued to be employed in public security operations, and violence in the country continued to be widespread. 354 more words

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Chiapas: Roberto Paciencia's Liberty at Risk

Roberto Paciencia Cruz on the day of his release, Photo @: Espoir Chiapas

On February 2, the No Estamos Todxs Working Group (GTNET in its Spanish acronym) and the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Center for Human Rights, (CDHFBC, also known as Frayba) expressed their concern in a joint statement over the risk to personal freedom of Roberto Paciencia Cruz. 472 more words

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Oaxaca/National: NGOs Document Arbitrary Detentions of Defenders - Relatives Demand their Release

Pedro Canche Herrera, Nestora Salgado and Enrique Guerrero Aviña (Photo@: Consorciooaxaca)

On December 14, 2016, the report Arbitrary and Illegal Detentions – Criminalization: a State Policy to Inhibit the Defense of Human Rights in Mexico… 499 more words

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National: Legislative Year Ends with Controversial Agenda in Congress

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The closing of the legislative year was marked by a particularly sensitive agenda on human rights in the Congress of the Union. 682 more words

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Chiapas: Roberto Paciencia Released

Roberto Paciencia. Photo@CDHFBC

On the afternoon of November 24, Roberto Paciencia Cruz, an indigenous tsotsil (Chenalhó), adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, was released having been acquitted. 349 more words

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