Tag Archives: Ayotzinapa

The Complicity of the Army and the Dangers of Militarization

In recent weeks, collectives of relatives of the disappeared from all over the country have been discussing the report presented last March 28 by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case out of indignation and despair. This report documents in detail what the families have been saying and shouting in the streets: It was the State!

Mexico: Cartography of Hope and Resistance

In a follow up to his earlier piece, Raúl Romero sketches just a few examples among so many in Mexico: Cartography of Hope and Resistance. “Moved by different causes, these organizations are building pockets of resistance and sometimes even zones free from dispossession and organized crime, and although they are not exempt from harassment and persecution by the real and formal powers, they continue to build bridges and construct a cartography of hope.”

Ayotzinapa Case: Crime of the State

AMLO and Office of the Attorney General claim that disappearance of Ayotzinapa students will be prosecuted at the highest levels- there will be no immunity. Meanwhile, six years later family members of the victims still await action.