August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Friday, July 9, 2021

Zapatistas Arrive in France on Tour for Life


In Paris on Saturday, the Zapatistas Delegation was celebrated.
Tour for Life in Europe 
 .https://viajezapatista.eu/en/

Assassinated Tomas Rojo: Yaqui was a defender of water rights, not interested in petty disputes


Tomas Rojo, Assassinated Yaqui Water Rights Defender

Motive for Tomás' crime, simplified conjecture

The coordinator of the Citizens' Movement for Water, Alberto Vizcarra Ozuna, questions the versions of the Sonora Prosecutor's Office about the conflict over the installation of a toll booth as the motive for the murder of Tomás Rojo, because that was not on the list of priorities of the Yaqui leader.

His fight was not against the criminal underworld, he says, but against the criteria of a water policy. "It is evident that the motivations for this crime transcend the simple dispute over a toll booth in Yaqui territory," says Vizcarra in the text we share here.