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1. Militarization of Oaxaca – In The Storm in Oaxaca Gustavo Esteva discusses the recent militarization of Oaxaca as being motivated by Peña Nieto’s plan to establish "special economic zones" in the state, as well as in Guerrero and Chiapas, all three of which have a presence of political-military armed groups and are militarized too.
2. Ayotzinapa Report – The Independent Experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights issued their final report on the disappearance of 43 Ayotsinapa teachers college students and the attacks that left 6 dead and many injured. It contradicts the Mexican government’s official version, which government officials called: "the historic truth.
3. "We seek refuge too:"Central American child migrants – In light of the current European migrant crisis, an immigrant rights defender in Chiapas explains the conditions facing child migrants from Central America. https://compamanuel.wordpress.com/2015/09/09/we-seek-refuge-too-central-american-migrant-children/