Community defender David Hernandez in Oaxaca sentenced to 46 years and six months in prison

We turn our attention to a struggle taking place just north in Oaxaca, where defenders of territory resist expropriation of their territory, and contamination of the Earth by the Development Poles of the Interoceanic Corridor. This past Wednesday, David Hernández Salazar, in yet another case of collusion between State and transnational criminal organizations, was wrongfully accused and sentenced for standing in the way of “business as usual.”