Posts tagged: mexico

Paramilitary attack leaves two dead and four disappeared

Reposted from Angry White Kid: Beatríz Alberta Cariño – Rest in Peace (source) Jyri Jaakkola – Rest in Peace (source) UPDATE 8PM: The two individuals whose deaths have been confirmed are Beatríz Alberta Cariño, the director of CACTUS and member of the Southeast Mexican Indigenous Community Radios Network, and Jyri Jaakkola, an international solidarity observer […]

Wednesday April 28th, 2010 in , , , , , , , | 68 Comments »

Only man accused in Brad Will murder goes free

By Monica Campbell/Guest Blogger For those following the case of Bradley Roland Will, left, a U.S. activist-journalist killed while reporting on a protest movement in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca in 2006, a long wait ended on February 18. After 16 months in prison, Juan Manuel Martínez, a grassroots activist from an impoverished neighborhood […]

More impunity in Mexico

The last update on here about Juan Manuel Martinez Moreno, pictured above, was back in August 2009, when Mexico’s Federal Attorney General’s Office (PGR) released a report it claimed was by the RCMP supporting their case against him. For those who don’t remember, Juan Manuel is a member of the Popular Assembly of the Peoples […]

Portions of the CNDH report (sept. 26th) on Federal and State investigations into Brad Will’s murder

Following are key portions of the CNDH report (sept. 26th) on Federal and State investigations into Brad Will’s murder, mostly from sections entitled “Observations”, and a little bit from “Sintesis” – translated by Jill F. The National Human Rights Commission has analyzed the facts and evidence included in Case 2006/4886/5/Q and determines that the public […]

Recommendations in Report by Mexican National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) on State and Federal Investigations into Brad Will's murder

Ed. this is a strong statement, well-worth the read for briefings to U.S. govt. reps. RJ Recommendation 050/2008 National Human Rights Commission issued on September 26, 2008 Translated by Scott Campbell [Spanish original] Summary: On October 27, 2006, Mr. Bradley Roland Will, video journalist for the business Indymedia, was deprived of life, and due […]

The National Council of Citizen Communicators Honor Brad Will in Mexico

On September 30th, 2008, in Mexico City,The National Council of Citizen Communicators (known for its Spanish initials CONACC) presented an award in the name of Brad Will. Nick Cooper of Friends of Brad Will attended the ceremony to accept the award in Brad’s name. CONACC was founded on September 17, 2006 at the Journalists Club […]

Tuesday October 7th, 2008 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Opposition to Plan Mexico in Mexico

Opposition in Mexico. Including within the Mexican military, academia and the diplomatic corp.