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“It’s Better To Be A Rebel Than To Die In Silence,” Indigenous Prisoners On Hunger Strike in Chiapas

This Communiqué comes from a phone call informing us that Adrián Gómez Jiménez, Germán López Montejo and Abraham López Montejo have been locked up in their space of resistance at night and no longer have access to the bathroom. At the same time the prosecutor’s office are unjustly holding prisoners who have decided to start a strike after threats of a transfer.

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Two Indigenous Prisoners in Struggle in #Chiapas Sentenced to 50 Years

This letter comes from Germán López Montejo and Abraham López Montejo who, after more than four months on a hunger strike, had their sentences lengthened from 25 to 50 years. The time added to their sentences was a clear act of retaliation from the state, seeking to set an example of what happens to those who struggle for justice and freedom.

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