The ruling can only be interpreted as a message sent both to the prisoner and to those who see him as a symbol of the struggle against injustice.
Three judges block a proposal for winning Alberto Patishtán's freedom by proving his innocence.
In Mexico, an elementary school teacher who also was a community organizer in the indigenous community of El Bosque in Chiapas, was framed in the killing of 8 cops, and faces 60 years in prison.
Alberto Patishtán, emblematic political prisoner of Mexico and comrade, founding member of the “Voz del Amate” (Voice of Amate) organization and part of the Other Campaign, was returned to the prison known as CERSS No. 5 in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas.
Freedom for Chiapas political prisoners, Francisco Sántiz López and Alberto Patishtán Gómez is what spurs the week of actions “Bringing Down Prison Walls” carried out in various parts of the world from May 15-22.
Informative meeting and rally in Mexico City to demand freedom for the prisoners and denounce the transfer of Alberto Patishtán.