SIPAZ Report Vol. XVIII Nº 2 – May 2013


SIPAZ ACTIVITIES (From mid-February to mid-May 2013)

INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE AND ACCOMPANIMENT CHIAPAS Northern Zone At the end of February and end of April, we carried out prolonged visits to different municipalities of the […]

ARTICLE : Alberto Patishtán – The prisoner to whom the most Chiapas state-governors have promised liberation

“There is still racism within the Mexican justice system.”Leonel Rivero, defense counsel for Patishtán “The struggle that I am undertaking is not just for me; it […]
Commemoration for Bernardo Méndez during the “Meeting of Peoples of Mesoamerica, Yes to Life, No to Mining,” Capulálpam de Méndez, Oaxaca, 17 to 20 January 2013 © SIPAZ

IN FOCUS : The unsustainability of the Extractive Mining Model

The mining industry is one of the largest industries of the global economy. It is the mega project with the biggest social and environmental impact not […]

ANALYSIS : Mexico – under international scrutiny regarding human rights

At the beginning of May, President Enrique Peña Nieto met for the first time as president with Barack Obama, president of the U.S.A. In this first […]