TO THE INDIGENOUS ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITIES
TO THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS
TO THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
TO THE PEOPLE OF OAXACA
The indigenous-campesino organizations that make up the Oaxacan Popular Magonist Anti-neoliberal Coordination (COMPA): CODEDI -XANICA (Committee for the Defense of the Traditions and Customs and Indigenous Rights of Santiago Xanica), CODEP (Committee for the Defense of the Rights of the People) and OIDHO (Indian Organizations for Human Rights in Oaxaca), in conjunction with CODECI (Citizens’ Defense Committee), hereby declare:
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Around 6:45 pm, Tuesday, January 11 of this year, more than 20 soldiers of the Mexican Army commanded by someone called “Carlos” drove up in official vehicle 1006277 and violently broke into the offices of Committee in Defense of the Rights of the People / Committee in Defense of Women’s Rights (CODEP-CODEM) without a search warrant, kicking down the door and destroying it.
During the incursion, they held seven compañeros at gunpoint and roughly interrogated them, demanding information about organized crime and drug trafficking. They clearly intended to link our activities with “organized crime,” in keeping with their rationale of criminalizing the organization and social protest in general.
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July 26th, 2007 – CODEP writes: APPO is a popular magisterial movement formed to resolve the conflict created by the tyrant Ulisés Ruiz and backed by ex President Vicente Fox Quesada and the illegitimate Fecal and all of the government apparatus that support them in the state of Oaxaca.
In November 2006 APPO finally met and formally constituted its existence as the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca despite the obstacles created by some organizations that opposed its creation.
Among the themes generated by this assembly were defining the characteristics that APPO should have, as well as the objectives that it should strive for, based on the following general considerations
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December 1st, 2006
TO SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS
TO HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS
TO THE PEOPLE IN GENERAL
The transition from the fascist Vicente Fox to the equally fascist Felipe Calderón was marked by the vile acts of repression committed against the dignified people of Oaxaca in a special way this week:
• Detention of and holding protesters incommunicado since the 25th of November and their transfer to the maximum security prison in San Francisco del Rincón, Nayarit.
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International Direct Action for the people of Oaxaca
Starting September 18th. Protest at the closest Mexican Consulate or Embassy. We demand the exit of the illegitimate Governor Ulises Ruiz. Not one minute of peace for the assassins.
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