UK Oaxaca Uprising Newswire Archive
24-05-2010 17:18BoCa En BoCa/Word Of Mouth No.5 May 2010
02-05-2010 18:47The UK Zapatista Solidarity Network condemns the attack on an aid and solidarity human rights convoy travelling to San Juan Copola in Mexico. 2 people killed by paramilitary gunfire.
27-04-2010 07:40Caravan of local social movements and international observator tryin toward the militarized area of San Juan Copala, under threat of paramilitaries
16-08-2009 21:57Ruben Valencia Nunez from Oaxaca Mexico spoke in Glasgow and Edinburgh at the end of July as part of a 2 month European Speaking tour campaigning against the criminalisation of social movements in Mexico.
12-06-2009 14:52Taxi driver, Sergio Martínez Vásquez, member of the State Council of CODEP, which is part of the APPO social movement, was shot dead on June 7th in Oaxaca state by paramilitaries in the pay of state governor Ulises Ruiz.
10-03-2009 14:21Marcelino Coache Verano’s “kidnapping” between Wednesday and Thursday by an unidentified group left the former political prisoner and Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO) councilor with visible signs of torture and first and second-degree burns on his chest and genitals.
In light of the repression suffered by comrades Abraham Ramirez Vázquez, from Mexico, the comrades of the Magonista Zapatista Alliance request that we put pressure on the Mexican authorities, in our own countries as well as in Mexico, to stop the constant harassment undergone by our imprisoned comrades. We therefore propose that all this week pressure is put on the Mexican embassies in Spain and other countries. The Mexican comrades, attacked time and again, know that it is very important that the government is aware of the international support that they have.
09-12-2008 18:08Early on Monday morning, Oaxaca's newest social centre was attacked by State and Municipal Police.
29-11-2008 18:50Following harrassment and beatings of several political prisoners in Oaxaca, a hunger strike has been commenced to demand their release.
26-10-2008 08:46National call to action for the weeks around October 27 - the anniversary of the invasion of Oaxaca
By Solidarity Without Borders - NYC
17-07-2008 17:54Denunication of ongoing repression and call for international solidarity with VOCAL and the Oaxacan social movement.
We were also shown a tree that had been placed across the road by the villagers from San Isidro Aloapam. Its purpose was to stop armed paramilitaries from the nearby town of San Miguel from attacking the village by road in pickup trucks. The closure of the road has added over an hour to the journey made by villagers wishing to reach Oaxaca city.
09-04-2008 14:43Two announcers of the radio station ´´La Voz que Rompe el Silencio`` (the Voice that Breaks the Silence) were assasinated on April 7th whilst travelling by car to the west of the city of Oaxaca according to the civil society organisation Centro de Apoyo Comunitario Trabajando Unidos (CACTUS - Centre for Community Support Working in Unity).
During this forum we listened to the denunciations and testimonies of cases such as Atenco, Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco where the injustice and the violence of the State manifest, whilst unjustly holding dozens of compañer@s prisoner.
08-03-2008 19:37After 11 months illegal imprisonment, David Venegas Reyes 'El Alebrije' has been released.