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Chiapas: Communique from PUDEE regarding structural reforms


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On 19 August, the organizational process Peoples United for the Defense of Electricity (PUDEE) which adheres to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandona Jungle published a communique in which its members analyze and criticize the impacts of the newly approved structural reforms. 634 more words

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Chiapas: beginning of first meeting of Indigenous Peoples of Mexico with Zapatista Peoples


The “First Meeting of the Zapatista Peoples with the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico” (EZLN)

In a 3 August communique, Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, spokesperson for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), reported that between 2 and 3 August, 312 members of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) arrived at La Realidad, representing the Nahua, Purépecha, Peninsula Maya, Mazahua, Zoque, Wixarika, migrant, Tepehuan, Coca, Hñahñu, Pame, Triqui, Mixtec, Binni zaa, Chinanteco, Ikoot, Afro-Mexican, Popoluca, Tsotsil, Ch’ol, Tojolabal, Tseltal, Totonaco, Kumiai, Amuzgo, mestizo, Huarijío, Mixe, Ñhato, and Chontal peoples. 375 more words

Human Rights

the moon lies down

the moon lies down
in a field of broken names

small faces arise among the stones

spirit lives

watching us….

©2014 Lance Henson


shadows of terrifying comfort

shadows of terrifying comfort
in the lighted flowers

all the memories fallen from ourselves

weeping where we

find them….

©2014 Lance Henson



Malungon, Sarangani Province, thousands of T’boli and B’laan indigenous people from the uplands of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato were gathered together in the town plaza of said municipality for a “Peace Rally” yesterday, August 30, 2014, which started at 2:00 o’clock in the afternoon. 606 more words


Tête-à-tête with Malaysian Activist Lindu Livan

“After finishing the program, I decided to take this path of social justice & human rights” – Lindu Livan

This week “The Human Lens” is flying out of Pakistan and headed to the lush green valleys of this beautiful Asian country, Malaysia. 811 more words

Human Rights Concerns

Winter Blues

It’s coming up to my favourite time of year peeps…… Winter. I’m a November baby so that is more than likely the reason as to why I like to snuggle up in my warm clothes. 189 more words

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