Under the current government of the so-called “Fourth Transformation” (4T), the south of Mexico has witnessed the ongoing pillage and plunder of its natural resources, a humanitarian crisis of migrants and refugees, an explosion of violence, organized crime and paramilitary activity, in tandem with the forced displacement and criminalization of individuals and collectives in resistance. In response to this catastrophic panorama, the Assembly of Indigenous Peoples of the Oaxacan Isthmus in Defense of Land and Territory (APIIDTT), together with other collectives in Mexico and abroad, announces the “International Caravan and Encounter The South Resists”, to be held from April 25th to May 7th .
“Going on the offensive” to protect territory and community means activating a culture of care. Daliri Oropeza gives us another glimpse from the Fifth Assembly of the CNI.
Magdalena Gomez describes the many dimensions of the Otomí occupation of the INPI not only as it relates to their specific situation, but to the questions of indigenous autonomy and self-determination throughout Mexico.
CNI-CIG condemns aggression against Zapatista communities by paramilitary forces of ORCAO.