Mexico Edition.


The murder of community leaders in the state of Guerrero continues. Juan Lucena Ríos and José Luis Sotelo Martínez, farm workers from El Paraíso, were executed this week after announcing the creation of a community police. Both were leaders in demanding support for coffee farmers who lost their crops after storms Ingrid and Manuel, and opposed the relocation of residents. During Governor Angel Aguirre Rivero’s tenure, eleven other activists have been executed. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts this Voz Pública edition from Mexico City.

Guests: Dr. Raymundo Díaz, surgeon and coordinator, Collective Against Torture and Impunity, Acapulco Guerrero; Abel Barrera, director, Tlachinollan Human Rights Center, Tlapa, Guerrero.


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