Mexico

Mirada Violeta – The human right to education

The Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE) is a plural network of civil society organisations, with a presence in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, which promotes social mobilisation and political advocacy to defend the…

Assange supporters call for ‘Truth not War’ on UN Peace Day

Calls of ‘Truth not War’ can be heard around the globe this week as supporters of the world’s most famous political prisoner, Australian journalist Julian Assange, rally for his immediate release by the 21st anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Peace (21 Sept…

WSF 2022: The house of the wind

The initiative to create an educational centre of Zapotec knowledge under the impetus of the Zapotec painter-philosopher, Maestro Nicéforo Urbieta Morales By Denis Linckens, member of the International Collective of Young Francophones at WSF 2022 The Zapotec civilisation, known as…

Peoples call for caravan for water and life

Peoples, organisations and collectives from different states called for the “Caravan for water and life: Peoples united against capitalist dispossession”, to denounce “the repressive escalation of dispossession and plunder” against indigenous communities and Mother Earth and to “assert the law…

Agreement to shield megaprojects promotes “private profit and public dispossession”, denounce organisations

The presidential agreement that protects the projects and works of the federal government promotes “private profit and public dispossession”, as well as representing “a death sentence for the communities and territories affected” by the megaprojects, according to indigenous and peasant…

The invisibilisation and neglect of nursing by the Mexican state

For the past few days, the messages on social networks have been a tsunami of complaints, questions and sentiments from various nursing professionals in Mexico. By Karla Ivonne Mijangos Fuentes The murmurs and whispers that invade these social networks have…

Community justice against feminicidal violence

The faces of the Na Savi women from the municipality of Ayutla de los Libres showed anger, impotence, pain and rage at the feminicide of Angelina García Alejandrino from the community of Coxcatlán San Pedro. They were perplexed by the…

From Kabul to the Rio Grande, the U.S. Creates Refugee Crises

The United States has long branded itself as a safe haven for refugees fleeing war and persecution abroad. The current U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is actually a testament to that, with well over 100,000 people evacuated by the U.S. since…

Mexico: Include Protections for Women With Disabilities

Senate Should Ensure Accessible Services, Access to Justice in Upcoming Vote Mexico’s senate should ensure protection for women with disabilities who are victims of violence, a coalition of human rights groups said today. The senate is expected to vote soon…

UNHCR welcomes Mexico’s reforms to protect rights of child refugees and asylum-seekers

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, applauds the entry into force of important new measures in Mexico to protect the rights of child refugees and asylum-seekers, including the end of immigration detention for boys and girls. Under the reforms, no children,…

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