Indigenous Peoples of Ayutla, Dying of Neglect

Escrito por  |  21 / December / 2015

Alicia was rushed from La Concordia only to die in Ayutla.

Mexico 2015: Ground Zero in the Global Class War

Escrito por  |  17 / December / 2015

In 2015, class and social struggles intensified in different regions of Mexico. From small farmers to factory workers, and from teachers to farmworkers, different sectors of the population mobilized to demand fair living standards and dignified treatment.

People’s Proposals in the Global Village

Escrito por  |  15 / December / 2015

At the Global Village of Alternatives, dozens of grassroots organizations from countries all around the world present their arguments for stronger efforts to stop climate change and offer ground-up solutions based on traditional knowledge and new technologies.

Protesters Red-Line Climate Change at Close of Paris Talks

Escrito por  |  13 / December / 2015

An international group of protesters filled the streets of the French capital to mark their “red lines” for climate justice. The Red Lines Coalition described the action as a way to, “honour past and future victims of climate change, driven by respect, determination and hope.”

In Her Name: Nadia Vera

Escrito por  |  11 / December / 2015

Nadia’s strength, creativity, bravery and determination to create a world of justice is a legacy to learn from. It’s vital to follow Nadia’s lead, to seek justice for her, Yesenia, Mile, Alejandra, Rubén, and the thousands of other victims of human rights violations in Mexico. It is crucial to continue the fight to change our world so this epidemic of violence against women, and women human rights defenders comes to an end. Women of the world have the right to live full lives, and to be their whole selves, in peace.

Caravan of Mothers of Disappeared Migrants

Escrito por  |  10 / December / 2015
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Today, we are with mothers and fathers, brothers and sisters from Central America who are searching for their loved ones, who are not in their places of origin, nor their destinations, and the last communication they sent was from here, from the country of transit.

In Her Name: Rocío Mesino Mesino

Escrito por  |  10 / December / 2015

It’s been two years since Rocío Mesino, environmental and human rights activist, was shot to death in broad daylight in the Mexican state of Guerrero while helping rebuild a community destroyed by a hurricane. It’s been two years of impunity, and a rise in violence against women human rights defenders, defensoras, in Mexico. Rocío is one of many defenders who lost her life for protecting others.