Tag Archives: Repression

MEXICO: Indigenous People of Chiapas Oppose Megaprojects

Communique from September 1st, 2014   To the people of Mexico and the world, To the national and international press, To national and international civil society groups, To human rights organisations, To adherents of the Sixth Declaration, To social organisations, … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Six Reasons Why Indigenous Communities Are Opposed to the San Cristóbal-Palenque Motorway

July 31st, 2014   In Chiapas, Mexico, there are plans to build a motorway between San Cristóbal de Las Casas and Palenque – two of the most important tourist sites in the state. The Department of Infrastructure and Communications in … Continue reading

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BRAZIL: Football and Capitalism

We have all seen the massive street protests that have erupted throughout Brazil in the run up to the 2014 World Cup. Protesters have criticised the excessive spending on the competition and the corruption involved – all amidst government austerity … Continue reading

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Bishop Vera on the EZLN: “Their Proposal Is Peace”

One of the latest representatives of the ‘progressive’ current of the Catholic Church, Raúl Vera López is the bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila, and was involved in the peace process after the Zapatista Uprising of 1994. Reflecting on the twentieth anniversary … Continue reading

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War: Who is it Good for?

After being charged taxes for working on their land by feudal lords, many European workers then came under the yoke of capitalists, forced to accept undignified and unsafe working conditions in factories and inadequate pay for the work they did. … Continue reading

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MEXICO: Nestora Salgado’s Unjust Captivity

With all the recent talk in Mexico about Michoacán’s self-defence groups (Autodefensas), it would be easy to forget that citizen self-defence forces have existed for a while now. For example, the Community Police (PC) in Guerrero came into being around … Continue reading

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The Mexican People Judge the State

The Mexican Chapter of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) (www.tppmexico.org) was born in 2011 ‘from below’ and, for that reason, has not appeared in the country’s main media outlets – focussed as they are on counter-information and misinformation. As a … Continue reading

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MEXICO: CNTE returns to Zócalo

31-01-14 Mexico City – A Little over four months since they were violently evicted from the Zócalo (the main square of Mexico City), teachers from the CNTE union have returned to what is formally known as the “Constitution Square” to … Continue reading

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