Monthly Archives: October 2012

Raúl Zibechi: Territories in Resistance

Raúl Zibechi, Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements. AK Press, 2012. Translated by Ramor Ryan, foreword by Dawn Paley. Not social movements, but “societies-in-movement”; not “Another world is possible!” but seeking to defend and nurture the … Continue reading

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The Commission of Truth releases its report, “The Voice of Greatest Authority is that of the Victims”

Originally posted on Honduras Accompaniment Project:
From October 3-5, 2012, the Commission of Truth presented its report, “The Voice of Greatest Authority is that of the Victims,” about human rights violations in Honduras during and following the June 28, 2009…

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GuateSec: Militarization in retreat?

Totonicapán: Justice system moves, protest surges Nine Guatemalan military personnel were arrested last Thursday, charged with extrajudicial execution and other crimes in relation to the deaths of indigenous protesters on October 4. Preliminary investigation by the Public Ministry established individual … Continue reading

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Totonicapán rising: Guatemalan military massacres K’iche protesters

The deceased, all wounded by firearm, according to Dr. Jorge Destarac, regional head of the National Forensic Science Institute, were eight in total: Rafael Batz (Pasajoc), Santos Nicolás Menchú (Pasajoc), Jesús Baltazar Caxaj Puac (Chipuac), Francisco Ordoñez (Chipuac), José Eusebio … Continue reading

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Indigenous protesters killed in Totonicapan, Guatemala

At least six protesters were killed and dozens wounded this afternoon in repression of a protest organized by the representatives of 48 indigenous K’iche communities of Totonicapan, Guatemala. According to Guatemala Indymedia Center and social movement organizations, the protesters were shot by … Continue reading

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The Garifuna People Defend Their Land in the Area of Future Model Cities

Originally posted on Honduras Accompaniment Project:
From August 27 to 30, PROAH accompanied OFRANEH (Fraternal Black Organization of Honduras) during its campaign in Vallecito (in the Department of Colón) in which OFRANEH demanded formal recognition of the boundaries of their…

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