Daily Archives: 12/01/2014

MEXICO: Autodefensas and a Clueless Government

The Mexican Attorney General, Jesús Murillo Karam, when asked about what the government should do with the autodefensas (Self-Defence Forces), asked for some time to consider the issue. However, this ‘thinking time’ is precisely why these groups have arisen, with … Continue reading

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MEXICO: The New Year Advance of the Autodefensas in Michoacán

08/01/14 – In the main square of the Parácuaro municipality of Michoacán, citizens showed their support for the community autodefensas (Self-Defence Forces), which had arrived the previous Saturday to fight off the Caballeros Templarios (‘Knights Templar’ Cartel) that controlled the … Continue reading

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The Chiapas Government condemns the Tzotziles’ decision to return to ejido Puebla

Originally posted on dorset chiapas solidarity:
The Chiapas Government condemns the Tzotziles’ decision to return to ejido Puebla   ** With their “radical attitude,” these families break agreements, asserts Ramírez Aguilar ** They have  minimized the violent reaction of the youths who…

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