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#Oaxaca, #Mexico: Freedom for Fredy Garcia and all political prisoners!

Freedom, freedom to the prisoners in the struggle!

Fredy Garcia of the Committee for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (CODEDI: Spanish acronym) has been unjustly imprisoned since November 6, 2019 for his work in defending indigenous lands and communities.  The process has been full of irregularities and based on fabricated charges including those of “assault”, “injuries” and “aggravated robbery”. Fredy has been in preventive detention Tlacolula, Oaxaca since he was arrested. On 10 July 2020 he was severely  beaten and tortured bya group of prison guards who reportedly said that they were acting on “orders from above”.

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#Mexico: Campaign begins for the release of young Yaqui Fidencio Aldama

La Loma de Bácum. Sonora. Mexico. November 7 marks the first anniversary of the femicide of renowned anthropologist, activist and colleague Raquel Padilla Ramos. She was killed in her own home in Ures, Sonora. Her murderer is in jail as is Fidencio Aldama, a young Yaqui accused of a crime he did not commit in which Raquel fought until her last days for his freedom. 

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Feminist Collectives take over the National Human Right Commission in #Mexico City

Insist, Persist, Resist and Never Give Up.

Taking over the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) facilities in Mexico City represents an achievement and a step forward for the national feminist organization #Niunamenos (#NotOneLess) who came to support the mothers of victims of forced disappearance who were on a hunger strike in one of the halls. Although seizing spaces to be heard is progress, there has been no progress in the search for justice and clarification in their cases.

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Once Again, Narco-Paramilitaries Attack Indigenous Organization in #Guerrero, #Mexico

Mexico. Guerrero. CIPOG-EZ is once again attacked by the narco-paramilitary group “Los Ardillos.” This is translation from the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and can be found in Spanish here. For more on CIPOG-EZ click here.

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So-called #Mexico – “Dancing Superman”: tribute to one of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa

“Dancing Superman”, tribute to Christian Alfonso Rodriguez Telumbreone, one of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa. 

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Autonomous indigenous community in #Mexico make 6 demands in their 11th anniversary

Mexico. Michoacan. Statement from the indigenous community of Santa Maria Ostula eleven years after recovering its communal lands.

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#Mexico: Armed Group Massacre 15 Ikoots Indigenous Men And Women In #Oaxaca

Mexico. An armed group torture and burn alive 15 Ikoots, including 2 women, in San Mateo del Mar, Istmo de Tehuantepec, Oaxaca.

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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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Women and Adherents of the Sexta Say “NO TO THE MAYA TRAIN!”

The Mexican government wants to create a railway loop to link Mayan archaeological sites and seaside resorts in eastern Mexico.

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#Chiapas: #Prisoners Call for the Release of Fidencio Aldama!

Indigenous prisoners in Chiapas of the organization Vineketik in Resistance call for the release of Fidencio Aldama of the Yaqui Tribe in Sonora, Mexico.

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