Abductions in Oaxaca

October 3, 2006 – Nancy Davies writes: Another street abduction took place October 1 in Oaxaca. Pedro Garcia Garcia, identified as a student activist and law student at Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca (UABJO), as well as an adherent…

APPO Comunicado, October 2, 2006

October 2, 2006 – The federal government is preparing a massacre against the people of Oaxaca. Thousands of military units are already in the state, hundreds of bulldozers have arrived, helicopters, tactical reconnaissance planes, warships, planes, and even a bomber!…

Community Radio Central to Struggle in Oaxaca

October 2, 2006 – Under multicolored tarps, thousands of teachers are asleep on the streets of Oaxaca City, Mexico. Their bodies lie within inches of one another in a sea of blankets, the sleeping figures separated from the pavement with…

Sacramento Oaxaca Press Conference

Representatives from the State of Oaxaca, Mexico will conduct a public forum in Sacramento on October 6th, 2006, as to the ongoing political crisis and give a presentation as to why the Mexican Government has failed to find resolution to…

Boston Actions in Solidarity with Oaxaca

On Saturday, September 30th, as Mexican military helicopters flew over Oaxaca City with the intent of threatening and intimidating the peaceful movement of the Popular Assemblies of the People of Oaxaca, Boston activists gathered at the Boylston T stop to…

Military Helicopters Leave Oaxaca City Residents Edgy

October 2nd – The political situation in Oaxaca, Mexico has gone from tense to worse with the start of military aircraft flights over the capital city this weekend. This morning, a previously unknown guerrilla group claimed responsibility for setting off…

Please Act Now for Oaxaca

October 2nd – Dear friends, An amazing struggle is now being threatened with obliteration. The people of Oaxaca are facing an imminent attack by the federal government which will result in senseless bloodshed. Please take five minutes to send an…

Military Overflights Heighten Tensions in Oaxaca

September 30th – The presence of military helicopters and a small airplane in Oaxaca City airspace fuels rumors of a coming crackdown against the popular movement calling for the ouster of the despised governor. Just before 5pm local time on…

San Francisco Forum on Oaxaca

In Oaxaca, Mexico, tensions remain high over concerns that the government is planning to use force to crush a populist uprising there. Over the weekend, military aircraft began flying over Oaxaca City and additional troops were deployed to nearby army…