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#Chiapas: Prisoners in Struggle Demand the Freedom of Juan de la Cruz Ruiz

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas . Words from prisoners in struggle demanding the freedom of Juan de la Cruz Ruiz.

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Indigenous Prisoner in Struggle, Juan de la Cruz Ruiz, Released After Spending Over 12 Years in Prison

Below we publish two statements, translated from Spanish, following the release of Indigenous prisoner in struggle, Juan de la Cruz Ruiz. One comes from Juan himself, and another from the imprisoned Indigenous organizing groups, La Voz de Indígenas en Resistencia and La Voz Verdadera del Amate.

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#Chiapas #Mexico: Communiqué After 40 Days of Prison Hunger Strike

This communiqué comes from members of the imprisoned Indigenous organizing group, the Voice of Indigenous Resistance, who have been on hunger strike for over forty days in Chiapas, Mexico.

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#Chiapas, #Mexico: Hunger Striking Indigenous Prisoners Begin a New Stage of Struggle

Hunger striking Indigenous prisoners in Chiapas have begun a new stage of struggle, transitioning to daily fasts in order to continue their struggle in the face of extreme health deterioration due to the strike.

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#Chiapas, #Mexico: Update After 60 Days of the Prison Hunger Strike

This communiqué comes from the Working Group No Estamos Todxs. It provides a historical recount of the development of the prison hunger strike in Chiapas, and an update on the situation after sixty days of the strike.

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#Chiapas, #Mexico: Prisoners in Struggle Return to a Full Hunger Strike

These three communiqués (one from the Working Group No Estamos Todxs, and two from imprisoned organizing groups) express the decision to return to a full and indefinite hunger strike by the prisoners in struggle in Chiapas, Mexico. This decision comes after the government has failed to fulfill its agreements reached in dialogue with the prisoners’ families.

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