Mexican Army Kills 3 and arrests Cemeí Verdía in Ostula

Chiapas Support Committee

Last night, we received 3 emails from the team in solidarity with Santa Maria Ostula. Two of them (Bulletins 1 and 2) described the armed attacks and deaths. This is all over the Mexican press this morning. The third contained a petition that the Network of human rights organizations in Mexico is asking people to sign. Please consider signing the petition: http://redtdt.org.mx/?p=3567

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BULLETIN No 2

Attack of federal, state and municipal forces on the Indigenous Community of Santa María Ostula, Municipality of Aquila Michoacán. Two minors and one adult man were murdered, as well as several injured.  (July 19, 2015, 11 PM.)

TO: CIVIL SOCIETY

TO: HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

TO: THE HONEST COMMUNICATIONS MEDIA

As we denounced in Bulletin No. 1, today federal, state and municipal forces attacked the indigenous community of Santa María Ostula, Municipality of Aquila Michoacán in a joint operation that the “Michoacán Coordination Group” deployed. Two…

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