PBI-Mexico visits Radio Zacatepec, a community radio station under threat for reporting on dangers to the Metlapanapa River

On December 30, the Peace Brigades International-Mexico Project tweeted: “Today we saw the facilities of Radio #Zacatepec in #Puebla. On several occasions, members of this community radio station have faced attacks, arrests or defamations for their work to disseminate and defend the #human rights of individuals and collectives.” PBI-Mexico adds: Read more…

“Territories of water” report connects Indigenous land defence struggles against TC Energy pipelines in Mexico and Canada

Photo: Earlier this month, Itzam Pineda from the Autonomous University of Mexico City (UACM) presented the report to members of the Regional Council of Indigenous Peoples in Defense of the Territories of Puebla-Hidalgo. Calgary-based TC Energy has been implicated in the violation of Indigenous rights in Canada (notably with its Read more…

PBI-Mexico accompanies 11th anniversary ceremony for Marisela Escobedo and the struggle of mothers who seek justice

On December 16, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “11 years after the murder of #MaricelaEscobedo, women and organizations gather around the #CruzDeClavos in #Chihuahua to ‘honor the struggle of Marisela and that of all the mothers who seek justice in this country’.” The Centre for Women’s Human Rights (CEDEHM) further notes: “Marisela was Read more…

PBI-Mexico participates in International Mission on the physical and emotional integrity of communities in Puebla that defend land and water

On December 16, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “Yesterday, we participated in the International Observation Mission of #DDHH [human rights] at #Zacatepec, #Puebla. In this regard, we express our concern about the risk to the physical and emotional integrity of the communities that defend land and water.” “In #Puebla, we are particularly concerned Read more…

PBI-Mexico participates in International Mission on the physical and emotional integrity of communities in Puebla that defend land and water

On December 16, PBI-Mexico tweeted: “Yesterday, we participated in the International Observation Mission of #DDHH [human rights] at #Zacatepec, #Puebla. In this regard, we express our concern about the risk to the physical and emotional integrity of the communities that defend land and water.” “In #Puebla, we are particularly concerned Read more…

Ten Indigenous Zapotec communities reject Canadian San José mine in Oaxaca, Mexico

Two regional assemblies representing ten Zapotec communities have now rejected the San Jose silver and gold mine owned and operated by Vancouver-based Fortuna Silver Mines through its Mexican subsidiary Cuzcatlán. Educa Oaxaca reports: “During the Regional Assemblies of December 10 and 12 held in the Zapotec communities of Santa Catarina Read more…