Pronouncement| One more communicator assassinated in Oaxaca tests the new criminal justice system

Last sunday, June 26th, Salvador Olmos García, broadcaster of the age of 31, communicator and community defender, was deprived of his life. He died at 6.30 am in the general hospital de Huajuapan. His body presented a number of contusions and fractures in various parts of the body; the evidence found at the crime scene Leer másPronouncement| One more communicator assassinated in Oaxaca tests the new criminal justice system[…]

Acción Urgente | Necesario aclarar atropellamiento por policías a periodista comunitario que falleció

ACCIÓN URGENTE Policías municipales atropellan a radialista y defensor de tierras y comunidades mixtecas Salvador Olmos fallece a consecuencia de las heridas ocasionadas Salvador Olmo García, 31 años, era radialista y periodista comunitario, colaboraba con la radio comunitaria Tuun Ñuu Savi, ubicada en la Normal de esta localidad, donde colaboraba en el programa Pitaya Negra. Leer másAcción Urgente | Necesario aclarar atropellamiento por policías a periodista comunitario que falleció[…]

¿Quién fue Jesús Cadena?

El día de ayer, martes 21 de junio, Oaxaca amanecía de luto. Tras los hechos de violencia y represión del domingo, comenzaron a celebrarse los sepelios de los muertos a manos de la policía en Nochixtlán. Desde Código DH pudimos conocer un poco mejor la historia del joven Jesús Cadena, quien, bajo la lluvia, recibió Leer más¿Quién fue Jesús Cadena?[…]

Liberan a detenidos del pasado domingo en Nochixtlán

18 personas quienes fueron detenidas de manera arbitraria el pasado domingo 19 de junio en la población de Asunción Nochixtlán, Oaxaca fueron liberadas el día de hoy martes 21 de junio de 2016. Hasta el día de hoy se contabilizaban 27 personas detenidas en los distintos puntos donde se suscitaron enfrentamientos entre pobladores y Policías Leer másLiberan a detenidos del pasado domingo en Nochixtlán[…]

Dringender Handlungsbedarf |Espacio Civil de Oaxaca meldet humanitäre Alarmbereitschaft auf Grund eines bewaffneten Angriffs des Staates auf Zivilbevölkerung

An die internationale Gesellschaft   Umstände Am heutigen Tag, des 19. Juni 2016, sind wir Zeugen des extrem gewalttätigen Vorgehens des mexikanischen Staates bei der Unterdrückung des Magisteriums und der im Widerstand organisierten Bevölkerung in verschiedenen Regionen Oaxacas geworden, darunter der Isthmus de Tehuantepec, Nochixtlán und Oaxaca-Stadt. Unter Einsatz von exzessiver Gewalt sind mindestens 6 Leer másDringender Handlungsbedarf |Espacio Civil de Oaxaca meldet humanitäre Alarmbereitschaft auf Grund eines bewaffneten Angriffs des Staates auf Zivilbevölkerung[…]

18 Detenciones arbitrarias en el panteón de Nochixtlán

Hoy, martes 21 de junio, es un día de dolor en Asunción Nochixtlán. Cientos de personas se han reunido para despedir a Jesús Cadena, un joven asesinado el pasado domingo a manos de las Policía Federal durante los hechos de represión. Sin embargo, lo que todavía poca gente conoce, es que e sta represión tuvo Leer más18 Detenciones arbitrarias en el panteón de Nochixtlán[…]

L’AU Espace Civil de Oaxaca lance une alerte humanitaire après l’attaque armée de l’Etat contre la population civile

A la communité internationale   Faits En ce jour du 19 juin, nous avons été témoins de l’extrême violence des actions de l’Etat de Mexico pour réprimer les enseignants et la résistance organisée dans diverses zones de l’état de Oaxaca, incluant l’Istmo de Tehuantepec, Nochixtlan, et la ville de Oaxaca. En résultat de cet usage Leer másL’AU Espace Civil de Oaxaca lance une alerte humanitaire après l’attaque armée de l’Etat contre la population civile[…]

Asociaciones y organismos civiles firman una agenda de defensores de DH para el próximo Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas

        Como parte del proceso de selección del nuevo Secretario General (S-G) de la ONU, el cual  está en marcha en Nueva York desde el mes de abril, donde tuvieron lugar los candidatos, el Servicio Internacional de Derechos Humanos (ISHR) ha preparado el conjunto adjunto de las prioridades de las personas defensoras Leer másAsociaciones y organismos civiles firman una agenda de defensores de DH para el próximo Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas[…]

Members of the APPJ receive new threats during the consultation in Juchitán

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During the first phase of the consultation process that is currently taking place in Juchitán, with the objective of constructing a new wind power complex with 132 wind generators covering 5332 hectares in the municipality in charge of Energía Eólica del Sur (formerly Mareña Renovables).

This phase started on Monday, November 3 in the Ecological Forum of Juchitán. The purpose of this consultation process should be to guarantee the rights of indiginous and tribal people, other sectors of the society and citizens in general, with regard to their right to free, prior and informed consultation, which is why it is not acceptable under any circumstances that a process that pretends to guarantee rights violate other rights that have the same scope.

At midday on Wednesday,November 5, members of APPJ received a phone call on their mobile phones from a local phone number where they were asked: ”what have you done in the forum? You have nothing to do there”, “be prepared to face the consequences, you will know us”. This is the message three of the APPJ members received , a fourth person did not answer the call recognizing that all calls came from the same number. It is important to say that some suspicious persons among the participants had already been identified at this stage of the consultation process and other suspects in the corners outside of the forum as well […]

Urgent Action: Oaxaca Land Rights Defenders Threatened

Amnesty International has issued an URGENT ACTION on account of threats to Oaxacan land rights defenders organisation Codigo DH, due to their accompaniment of the APPJ (Popular Assembly of the People of Juchitan)  in the Isthmus de Tehuantepec, eastern region of the state of Oaxaca. The defenders are being constantly threatened for opposing to Gas Leer másUrgent Action: Oaxaca Land Rights Defenders Threatened[…]

AU. We demand security for the APPJ members who are now facing threats

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The Gobixha Committee for the Integral Defense of Human Rights (CODIGO DH) would like to express concern for the lack of institutional attention to the conflict generated by the construction of the wind farm Strength and Energy Bií Hioxo, owned by the Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) Company. This situation has generated a wave of vioExige-APJ-cese-de-hostigamiento-por-parte-de-Unión-Fenosa.lence against supporters of the Popular Assembly of the People of Juchitán (APPJ). We are concerned about the indifference of the authorities and their lack of action during the last eight months.

The last act of violence against members of the APPJ took place on Sunday, August 25, when they where attacked by gunshots at the summit of the place named Chigueeze, inside the area of the Bií Hioxo park. These actions took place approximately at noon when APPJ members were walking on communal lands to document the effects of the wind farm project. At this time they were stopped by armed men in a white […]

AI: Women Human Rights Defenders Threatened

  • Two women activists, both members of a human rights organization in Oaxaca State, southern Mexico, are being threatened and harassed.

Human rights defender Alba Cruz Ramos received a threatening text message on 30 April. It was similar to threats she had received before: it called her “mum” (mami) and it said that there was still unfinished business, the senders intended not to repeat the threat but to act on it. Alba Cruz Ramos, a lawyer coordinator at human rights organization Human Rights Integral Defense Committee (Comité de Defensa Integral de Derechos Humanos Gobixha AC, CODIGO-DH), has been receiving protection measures since 2007 from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos) to provide protection against threats for her human rights work.

Another human rights defender working with CODIGO-DH, Susana Ramírez, was arrested and released after 34 hours in custody. She was not ill-treated, but CODIGO-DH believe her arrest was in reprisal for her […]