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Civil society at OECD event in Mexico rejects repression in Oaxaca
Civil society at OECD event in Mexico rejects repression in Oaxaca 23 June 2016 Various

The OECD ministerial meeting on the digital economy currently taking place in Cancún, Mexico is a forum on public policies that shape the global economy. The aims are to promote innovation, growth and social prosperity. However, this important international event occurs in a critical social and political context for the Mexican government. The incidents in Oaxaca must not be overlooked while Mexico accepts serious international commitments in favor of openness, democracy, and participation. ...

APC condemns brutal state attacks on Oaxacan civil society
APC condemns brutal state attacks on Oaxacan civil society 21 June 2016 APC

On Sunday 19 June 2016, Mexican police forces opened fire against teachers and civil society organisations that were protesting against educational reforms in the state of Oaxaca. Eight people have been killed, 51 injured and 21 arrested. Additionally, one journalist was executed while covering the protests and seven people are reported as disappeared. Diverse civil society groups in Mexico have issued statements (one in English) that bring light to the context of the attacks and re-centre th...

Oaxaca Teacher's Movement (Indybay)
Oaxaca Teacher's Movement (Indybay) 21 June 2016

<p>Credit: Indybay. (2016)</p>

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