Crisis de Derechos humanos
Refugees in the Crossfire.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24. PROGRAM # 7659 12:00 PM PT Refugees in the Crossfire. President Obama pledged to admit thousands of refugees fleeing violence in Syria. Following the tragic attacks in Paris, nearly half of the US governors asked the federal government not to resettle Syrians refugees into their state and the US House voted to […]
Human Rights in San Quintin. Also, Fighting Wage Theft.
TUESDAY, APRIL 28. PROGRAM # 7509 12:00 PM PT Human Rights in San Quintin. A leading Mexican senator comments on the results of a fact-finding mission on human rights in the agro-export fields in San Quintin, where laborers live “in conditions similar to the ones in the XVIII or XIX centuries.” Guest: Sen. Angélica de […]
Mexican human rights champion, Father Alejandro Solalinde, addresses college students in Los Angeles. Among the issues, he discusses violence, the disappeared of Ayotzinapa, and the grassroots initiative to convene an alternative Constitutional Congress and reshape the Mexican State. Guests: Father Alejandro Solalinde, Mexican Catholic Priest, Director of “Hermanos en el Camino” Migrant Shelter, Oaxaca, Mexico; […]
Mexico’s Human Rights Crisis: A Repeat.
This is a repeat of the second hour of a community forum aired from San Francisco to discuss testimonials of violence and impunity in Mexico, and the share of responsibility of the US for Mexico drug bloodshed. Mexican poet Homero Aridjis and a group of Latino intellectuals dialogue with local community leaders and Mexican migrants […]
Violence and Human Rights in Mexico: A Repeat.
Community leaders and concerned citizens from Northern California dialogue with respected Mexican and Latino intellectuals on Mexico’s ravaging narco-violence, and the role of Mexican security forces in reports of widespread murders and forced disappearances. This is a repeat of the first hour of the community forum held in San Francisco the night before. Guests: Homero […]
Violence and Human Rights in Mexico: Live Forum.
Radio Bilingüe is convening and broadcasting live a public forum on the scourge of violence, corruption and impunity in Mexico that has led to the worst human rights crisis in decades, according to watchdogs. Featured guests include renowned Mexican poet and author Homero Aridjis and a group of respected U.S. based Latino intellectuals and artists […]
Drug Violence in Mexico’s Heartlands.
Radio Bilingüe is hosting a public dialogue on a crisis few in U.S. major media talk about: gross human rights violations in Mexico. A group of artists and scientists meet in San Francisco to engage the local community in this conversation. On a related note, an activist Catholic priest from the embatled state of Michoacan […]
A senator from a center-left party in Mexico says there is no cause to celebrate elections in the state of Guerrero, because all sides have failed: the Attorney General has not presented a credible investigation into the case of the 43 missing students, and the substitute governor has not attended the demands of protesters, and […]
City of Zombies.
Renowned Mexican poet and author Homero Aridjis comments on his most recent novel, Ciudad de Zombis, which pictures Mexico’s current reality of violence, corruption, impunity, and indifference. A leading champion for the environment and social justice in Latin America, Aridjis is coming to California to speak about the challenges that the power of organized crime […]
Forum on Violence and Human Rights Crisis in Mexico
Washington is not disassociated from Mexico’s violence. Through its Merida Initiative, the U.S. has provided billions to Mexico’s “war on drugs,” much funding security forces that Mexican citizens associate with abuse and narco corruption.