April 19, 2011, was the one-year aniversary of the death of Tatiana Trujillo Rodríguez, murdered by her hustand Elmar Darinel Díaz Solórzano, former federal deputy and PRI candidate as local deputy in 2010, who fled after committing the crime. Three months later he was detained for qualified homicide. However, he has still not been sentenced. On March 10, the federal court granted him an “amparo”, and he is likely to be released soon. In a press conference at the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center, Tatiana’s family denounced the impunity and injustice.
Homage to our compañero Felipe Toussaint Loera, who died on April 9, 2011, with the voices of Jorge Santiago, founder of DESMI and president of CORECO; Cuauhtémoc Romero Villagómez, spokesman and member of the board of directors of CORECO; and the indigenous theologian Petul.(Descarga aquí)
On March 23, members of Ejido Tila in the northern region of Chiapas demonstrated to demand the return of 130 h of land illegally expropriated by the municipal government. In the march participated a delegation from the Peoples Front in Defense of Land (FPDT) from San Salvador Atenco. We interviewed Ignacio del Valle, who explained what it means for Atenco to be in Tila.
The adherents to the Other Campaign from the ejido of San Sebastián Bachajón began today an action for an undetermined time in the crossroads to the waterfalls of Agua Azul, on the Palenque-Ocosingo highway. This morning, they sent this communiqué to explain the reasons of the action. Please publish widely.(Descarga aquí)
Although much has been said about feminicides in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, almost nothing is known about the violence against women in the state of Chiapas. However, according to data obtained by the Women’s Collective of San Cristóbal de Las Casas (Colem), Chiapas is the state with the most feminicides in Mexico. In interview with Radio Zapatista, Martha Figueroa from Colem and Alma from the Center for Women’s Rights of Chiapas speak about the situation of women in this state.
Aunque mucho se ha dicho sobre los feminicidios en Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, casi nada se sabe sobre la violencia contra la mujer en el estado de Chiapas. Sin embargo, según datos obtenidos por el Colectivo de Mujeres de San Cristóbal de Las Casas (Colem), Chiapas es el estado con mayor número de feminicidios en México. En entrevista a Radio Zapatista, Martha Figueroa del Colem y la compañera Alma del Centro de Derechos de la Mujer de Chiapas hablan sobre la situación de la mujer en este estado.