Thousands of indigenous people of Pantelhó and Chenahó displaced by the violence continue seeking asylum. In their communities, the actions of organized crime are increasingly visible. Indigenous people that call themselves the “self-defense groups of the people tried to expel the criminal groups. The Armed forces arrived in the region.
Luis Hernández Navarro
Simón Pedro Pérez López was executed in the market of Simojovel, Chiapas. The crime was the work of a professional. From a moving motorcycle, a hired hitman shot him in the head. That July 5, his son watched helplessly as his father bled to death on the ground until his last breath was gone.
Individuals, collectives and organizations hold omissive and permissive governments accountable for the assassination of Simón Pedro Pérez López and the ongoing state of terror in the Altos of Chiapas.
By: Elio HenríquezFeatured Photo by: Carlos Ogaz Around 20 soldiers from the Base of Mixed Operations (BOM) had been trapped since 11 am on Friday in the community of Cocó, due to attacks from the paramilitary group in Santa Martha, Chenalhó municipality, Adolfo López Gómez, the mayor of Aldama, reported. “They can’t move because the […]
CDH Frayba The Mexican State fails to comply with precautionary measures granted by the IACHR in favor of the population of Aldama. The federal and state governments submit to paramilitary violence in Chiapas. The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) received information from the Permanent Commission of the 115 Community Members and […]