Chiapas

CHIAPAS URGENT ACTION: Write Mexican authorities urging them to investigate death threats against human rights defenders

CPTnet
21 December 2010
CHIAPAS URGENT ACTION: Write Mexican authorities urging them to investigate death threats against human rights defenders

 

NOTE: A partner organization of CPT’s Chiapas, Mexico project (closed nine years ago) has requested that we share the following communiqué and appeal for action after recent death threats directed against workers in two other partner organizations.

CHIAPAS UPDATE: November 11-December 10, 2001

CPTnet
December 20, 2001
CHIAPAS UPDATE: November 11-December 10, 2001

November 11
Chenalho County
The team visited the municipalities of Yashgemel and
Colonia Puebla, in preparation for an upcoming delegation.
People in Puebla were dealing with rumours of a potential
Zapatista attack on their community on October 29 or 30, and the
accusation of witchcraft against one of their pastors. (See
forthcoming release, "Sorcery and Politics.")

CHIAPAS: From Los Chorros to Nestle--An Invitation to End Economic Violence

CPTnet
December 7, 2001
CHIAPAS: From Los Chorros to Nestle--An Invitation to End Economic Violence

[Note: The following is a companion piece to the December 3 Chiapas
delegation release, "Paying the Price of Justice."]

"It was the human connections we made in the "campo"(countryside) that
motivated our visit to Nestle," said Rachel Bergen, a member of the CPT
delegation in Chiapas

Subscribe to Chiapas