The Taking of the Media in Oaxaca

Made by Jen Lawhorne and Arnaldo Peña, sound editing from Radio Zapote. This is a documentary that follows a popular uprising in Oaxaca during 2006 where at various stages of the rebellion, different organized groups seized media outlets to defend…

Oaxacan People’s Popular Assembly Declares Red Alert in Oaxaca

TO INDIGENOUS PEOPLES TO INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL SOCIAL MOVEMENTS TO HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS TO THE PEOPLE Oaxaca de Juarez, Monday 7th of august 2006, 5:47 PM Indian Organizations for Human Rights in Oaxaca (OIDHO)- member of the provisional collective directorship…

Austin, TX on August 9th

Come on out for movies and chill live music on August 9 @ Spiderhouse Coffee @ 9PM. We will be screening our feature length documentary about paramilitary activity in Oaxaca, Mexico: el enemigo común as well as several new and…

Oaxaca’s State TV Station Under Popular Control

[ Women March through the Oaxaca zocalo August 1. Photo: D.R. 2006 Nancy Davies ] OAXACA CITY, August 1, 2006: In the style of the marcha de las caserolas (cooking-pot march) made famous in Argentina, the women of Oaxaca took…

Action in Solidarity with Mexican Political Prisoners

Activists involved in the Mexico-Australia Solidarity Network staged an action at the steps of the Opera House today demanding the freedom of Mexican political prisoners incarcerated in Atenco and Oaxaca. The prisoners have been incarcerated since police staged para-military operations…

Oaxaca Explodes

Only a little more than a month after the brutality of Atenco, the Mexican government has once again revealed its tendency to violently repress political activity. This is what Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortíz means by “doing away with the social…

El Enemigo Común

The Austin Independent Media Center is excited and proud to announce collaboration with the Italian internet/satellite TV station Arcoiris TV. Arcoiris TV has given @tx(((i)))imc server space to offer our film “El Enemigo Común” online for stream or high resolution…