Tag Archives: Earth Defender

Crime Rules Indigenous Areas of Chiapas, says Women’s Assembly

The assembly of the Women’s Movement for the Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories reaffirmed its decision to articulate peoples, networks, collectives of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, the National Indigenous Congress and the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle against the imposition of megaprojects, violence, drug trafficking, prostitution and alcoholism.

Mexico’s Environmental Debts in 2021

The low budget for the environmental sector and the incomplete re-design of the Semarnat has stricken protected natural areas and forested regions. Violence against Earth defenders and megaprojects pushed by the federal government continue.