SIPAZ Report Vol. XIII Nº 2 – May 2008

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An act of pacific civilian resistance © Blog Lámpara de Diógenes

ANALYSIS: Mexico: growing polarization

The detonator: energy reform On April 9 President Felipe Calderón’s long-awaited plan for energy reform was finally presented to the Mexican Congress. This initiative aims to […]
30/05/2008
Sit-in of relatives of political prisoners, Chiapas State Government Offices, Tuxtla- Gutiérrez

ARTICLE: Detainee protests shed light on serious cracks in the Chiapas judicial system

Between February and April, a historic protest was conducted by detainees who revindicated their status as political prisoners and asked for their immediate release. The protest […]
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The delegation with members of the OPIM (Organization of the Me’phaa Indigenous Peoples)

IN FOCUS: SIPAZ International Delegation to Guerrero: Conclusions

“Some indigenous peoples have risen up in arms [Chiapas, 1994]. We have done nothing but raise our voices and still the government considers it a crime.” […]
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SIPAZ Activities (Mid-January to mid-April 2008)

INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE AND ACCOMPANIMENT PUBLIC RELATIONS On January 25, SIPAZ met with the political attaché of the French Embassy, which currently holds the presidency of the […]