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We condemn the disappearance of Carlos Rene Roman Salazar

Carlos Rene Roman Salazar Please support the teachers, indigenous, and popular organizations in their fight for justice in Oaxaca by supporting Carlos René Román Salazar, a longtime educator and activist who has been disappeared in southern Mexico. This letter will be circulated/published within and outside of Oaxaca by activists who are looking to show the international support for Carlos René. Please join us by signing the letter! Please include your organization (or school, church, etc.) if you have one in the “comments” section.

We demand the appearance of a living Carlos René Román Salazar!

To whom it may concern: We thank you in advance for the publication of this letter, which is directed to C. Felipe Calderón and Gabino Cué, President of Mexico and Governor of Oaxaca, respectively.

The organizations, unions, churches, academics, and people who have signed this document ask for your immediate intervention to achieve the appearance of a living professor Carlos René Román Salazar. He left his house in Villa Los Laureles in Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan in his gray Mazda-CX7 wagon, with license plates TWS4400. The last news of his was through a message, sent to one of his colleagues around 8:00 pm, March 14, 2011, which told of his location as he drove to a work meeting.

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Teachers demand Professor Román Salazar be returned alive

Teachers demand Professor Román Salazar be returned alive March 17, 2011
By Octavio Vélez Ascencio, Noticias
Translated by Scott Campbell

Oaxaca, Oax. – Teachers from Section 22 of the National Educational Workers Union (SNTE) marched yesterday to demand the live return of their compañero Carlos René Román Salazar, member of the Educational Studies and Development Center (CEDES), in charge of the development of the Education Improvement Program, an alternative to the Alliance for Quality Education (ACE), disappeared since last Monday night.

At a rally in front of the Government Palace, the union’s Secretary General, Azael Santiago Chepi, reported that the professor — founder of the Popular Indigenous Council of Oaxaca – Ricardo Flores Magón (CIPO-RFM) and member of the Magonist Libertarian Collective –, left his home, located in Villa Los Laureles, Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán, on Monday afternoon in his Mazda truck, in order to carry out work-related activities.

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