by Raúl Romero For more than 20 years, the Regional Organization of Coffee Growers of Ocosingo (Orcao) has constantly attacked the EZLN bases of support communities. In the past three years, the attacks have intensified. The aggressions have been varied: insults, amenazas, beatings, kidnappings, theft, shootings, fires, torture, dispossession of lands, forced displacement… The denunciations […]
“Faced with these injustices, we ask the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to visit our community and our comrade Cristóbal Santiz Jiménez, held in prison by the state.”
From missing persons to megaprojects, Raúl Romero includes us in a bleak mapping of the ills plaguing Mexico. Our next task, is mapping the Resistances.
International organizations The Indigenous Peoples Rights International (IPRI) and Front Line Defenders (FLD) expressed in a report, their profound concern in the face of a new wave of violence against the indigenous Tsotsil y Tseltal communities in the state of Chiapas.
URGENT ACTION today! At approximately 1:00 am, the autonomous community 16 de Febrero in the autonomous municipality Lucio Cabañas, official municipality of Ocosingo, Chiapas, was attacked.