SIPAZ Report Vol. XIX Nº 2 – May 2014


SIPAZ ACTIVITIES (From mid-February to mid-May 2014)

INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE AND ACCOMPANIMENT CHIAPAS Northern Zone At the beginning of April, we visited communities below Tila and in Palenque for a week, holding interviews with […]
International accompaniment of the return of the displaced from the Puebla Colony, Chiapas, April 2014 © Frayba

ARTICLE: International accompaniment, a means of opening spaces for peace

        “The international organizations that engage in accompaniment are vital for the work of human-rights defenders […] given that they not only accompany […]
Mural at the Caracol

IN FOCUS: Thinking of another justice

        “All the methods that [indigenous] peoples traditionally use to judge crimes committed against their members should be respected.”   Article 9.1 of […]
Salil Shetty, director-general of Amnesty International in Mexico © CADHAC

ANALYSIS: Mexico – Legislative avalanche could restrict freedom of expression and right to protest

One of the most relevant happenings in the past months has been the arrest of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, “El Chapo,” the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel, […]