"The community government in Cherán is a reclamation of the wisdom of our peoples, but also coupled with the realities that we live today."
We are communities that are fed up with the hunger, we’re fed up with the injustice, we’re fed up with the poverty, and we demand solutions.
“We’re tired of the parties and politicians. We believed in them, but we realized in time that we were voting for our own destruction."
"Here we were free for a few days. Here we were exactly the women that we are."
Four years ago, they insidiously took your life. Are our words any use in the face of their bullets?
Lizzi was detained for 45 days, during which time she says she suffered physical and psychological torture. "The treatment we received the entire time was disgraceful.”
We are initiating the rebuilding of a broad and diverse movement and an intense global campaign called "The Isthmus Is Ours."
On May 6, 2009, 3,500 Federal and State Police descended upon the Valley of Ocotlán, Oaxaca, and occupied the territory of the municipality of San José del Progreso, handing over the gold and silver to the Canadian mining company Fortuna Silver Mines.
Two members of the National Indigenous Congress kidnapped and murdered by narco-paramilitaries who receive government backing.
The escalation of violence against social protests is evident in the harassment and repression of teacher-training students in Michoacán, Aguascalientes, or wherever they are based.