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No Findings One Year After the Forced Disappearance of Land Defenders in Michoacán

Family members and friends concentrated outside the Agrarian Ombudsman’s office on January 27, 2023 as part of the protests against the disappearance of the land defenders. Photo: Oliver Méndez/ ObturadorMX Monday, January 15, marked one...

Latin America is the Most Lethal Region in the World for Land Defenders

: In 2022, 80% of the assassinations of land defenders occurred in Latin America

Tío Bad: Slain Rapper Defended the Mixe-Popoluca Language

Tío Bad rapping in Oaxaca. Photo: Daliri Oropeza Translated by David Milan for Avispa Midia. Originally written in Spanish by Daliri Oropeza for Pie de Página. Tío Bad, a rapper from the village of Sayula de...

Green Economy: Social and Environmental Conflicts

In the last two years 300 activists of the environment were murdered. Help visibilize violence against environmental activists and amplify just climate alternatives. ⇒ ⇐ The environmental and climate crisis has been an increasingly constant...


Mining Company Uses Electoral Context to Extract Minerals in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca

In Capulálpam de Méndez, Oaxaca, there are least seven mining concessions with active permits to exploit gold, silver, copper, and lead.

Chimalapas in Flames

By: Josefa Sánchez Contreras The tropical forest of the Chimalapas is burning. The election noise is drowning out the struggles of the communities fighting for...

Indigenous Zapotecs Denounce Militarization and Other Consequences of Line K of the Interoceanic Corridor

Despite protests and lawsuits against the Interoceanic Corridor, the megaproject considered to be of “national interest” is exempt from environmental impact studies