UK Oaxaca Uprising Newswire Archive
17-02-2007 10:51Those pulling the strings and doling out the money to the Opddic have economic interests in the jungle’s natural resources; such as, precious woods (mainly mahogany and cedar), water (for generating electricity and bottling), oil and other minerals, ecotourism business opportunities and biodiversity.
16-02-2007 20:16An activist from the celebrated Oaxaca struggle is speaking in London on Saturday 17 February.
15-02-2007 18:45The Organization for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (OPDDIC), considered a paramilitary group for years by the indigenous communities of the Selva Lacandona and recently reactivated, is emerging as principal threat to the coexistence of indigenous communities, with the open support of the PRD government of Juan Sabines Gutiérrez.
14-02-2007 11:53The subject of the elections in the APPO assembly
13-02-2007 12:58COMMUNIQUE FROM THE ZAPATISTA ARMY FOR NATIONAL LIBERATION
Translation El Kilombo Intergaláctico
12-02-2007 07:18A SPEAKER from Oaxaca in Mexico spoke out the tumultuous events of the last nine months at a packed meeting in Brighton's Cowley Club on Sunday evening.
09-02-2007 23:18New March Proves Movement is Alive; State Government Blocks Access to Public Spaces with Razor Wire and Dogs
09-02-2007 10:47Movement for Justice in El Barrio to Present a Message from the Zapatistas in New York
07-02-2007 22:12Krutaay - We are not in a hurry, because we are going far -: the no compromise, autonomous, leader and fear less fanzine, put together by compas around indyoaxaca and others, is now out, is now out.
who are the targets of state sponsored human rights abuse:
01-02-2007 01:02Despite Attacks, Another Popular Assembly Emerges
The Triqui indigenous community of Oaxaca declared its autonomy on January 21
protesters show Calderón he is not welcome. They managed to protest directly in fron of the Hotel Belvedere.
27-01-2007 00:01Fradulent Mexican "president" Felipe Calderon is visiting the UK this Sunday and Monday. His first major act since taking office in December, having stolen the vote, has been to crush the social movement in Oaxaca, which has been mobilising against a corrupt and murderous local governor.
26-01-2007 12:23Fradulent Mexican "president" Felipe Calderon is visiting the UK this Sunday and Monday. His first major act since taking office in December, having stolen the vote, has been to crush the social movement in Oaxaca, which has been mobilising against a corrupt and murderous local governor.
25-01-2007 17:02A voice from the inspiring struggle of workers, students and social movements in Oaxaca, Mexico; Andreas Aullet will be speaking in Sheffield as part of No Sweat's national week of action on Thursday 15th February.
24-01-2007 09:18"on the 12 of january 2007, we left my house with two students i didn't know well as recently a friend had introduced us during the march on the 10th of this month, they asked me if i could provide them with accommodation as they had limited resources. the little chance we'd had to talk they said they were coming to carry out a field study for their thesis.
23-01-2007 16:46English language translation of a testimony of a student who was abducted and interrogated for 2 days with 2 others. Original version in Spanish here:
23-01-2007 10:28OAXACA – VIDEO-TAPED TESTIMONY OF VICTIM OF TORTURE
At www.rightsaction.org/oaxaca, you can download and watch a 25-minute
interview (Spanish, with English sub-titles) with Porfirio Domínguez
Muñozcano, a Oaxacan arquitect almost beaten to death by Mexican ‘security’
21-01-2007 01:07The New Year has seen more brutal repression in Oaxaca, including the murder of teacher Enriqueta Santiago Santiago by a death squad after her abduction on 12th January. Resistance such as street and prison demos is continuing (though with fewer people than earlier) while indigenous Triquis have declared an autonomous municipality. A "megamarch" has been called for 3 February in Oaxaca City.