Mexico

Final Straw: A Conversation with Bruno Renero-Hannan about Political Imprisonment and Indigenous Resistance in...

Listen and Download Here This week William got the chance to speak to Bruno Renero-Hannan, who is an anarchist historical anthropologist from Mexico City, about their solidarity work around two of the original 250 Loxicha...

Three Members of Indigenous Organization Killed in Ambush in Oaxaca

Below is a translation of the most recent statement from the Committee for the Defense of Indigenous Rights (CODEDI) following the ambush and killing of three of their members last night. In the audio...

The Cost of Caring for the Land: Attacks on Communities in Resistance in Mexico

By Analy S. Nuño In the last decade, indigenous and mestizo communities in Michoacán, Jalisco, and Colima have confronted developers, mining and other extractive industries, governmental authorities, and criminal gangs to protect their territories from...

Global Solidarity with Afrin from Mexico and Beyond

STOP THE BOMBING OF AFRIN STOP THE ATTACKS ON THE KURDISH PEOPLE In Afrin, in northern Syria, more than 70 Turkish army aircraft are bombing villages and people. Afrin is not a place most people are...

Mexico: Forced Displacement and the Resistance of Las Abejas of Acteal

Editor's note: IGD encourages readers to visit the original microsite. The memory of the Peoples is a crack in obscurity and forgetting. Memory carries with it the dignity to confront the impunity of governments. It...
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Álvaro Sebastián Ramírez, former Political Prisoner in Mexico: Greetings to J20 Defendants and a...

The following video and statement comes from Mexican indigenous militant and former political prisoner Álvaro Sebastián Ramírez, and is both a statement of solidarity with the J20 defendants, as well as an appeal for...
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Arrests and Injuries as Mexicali Resiste Defends Blockade Against Police Attack

Editor's note: For more than one year, residents of Mexicali have been organizing against the construction of a brewery and aqueduct by the U.S. company Constellation Brands. If completed, the facility would produce beer...

Communique of the Youth Council of Cherán Regarding the Femicide of Guadalupe Companur Tapia

On January 17th, 2018, our compañera and community member of Cherán, Guadalupe Companur, was found dead in the area known as Irapio, in the Municipality of Chilchota, Michoacán.  We want to clarify that her...

Oaxaca: Indigenous People Remain Displaced After Expulsion for Not Voting for Ruling Party

This January 3 marked six months of exile for 191 indigenous people from Tierra Negra who were violently expelled by an armed group in June 2017 for not voting for the PRI candidate, Macario...

Mexico: Communities in Michoacán Organize Against Cartels, Mining and the State

By Analy S. Nuño The arrests of social leaders in Michoacán is related to land grabs for resource extraction. Recently freed after four years in prison, Agustín Villanueva — a community police member in Aquila...