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Mexicans living in the United States and Canada are calling for the release of Michoacán self-defense group leader and spokesperson, José Manuel Mireles. Demonstrations in Arizona, California, New York and Vancouver have taken place over the fourth of July weekend.

José Gil, Proceso Magazine…

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“This May Not Be Our Country, But It Has Always Been Our Land”

Protest sign seen Wednesday in San Diego at a demonstration in solidarity with child migrants and their families. In the spirit of Yolanda López, Gloria Anzaldúa, and many more, its truth is powerful and undeniable.

“We want to be the voice of all these children. With their situation, their rights are violated by the government. We ask that they be treated with dignity and respect, to be provided with legal assistance in order to be legally represented,” reads a statement posted by one of the demonstration’s organizers.

Thanks to Kim Moore for sharing her photo with us.

thinkmexican:

“This May Not Be Our Country, But It Has Always Been Our Land”

Protest sign seen Wednesday in San Diego at a demonstration in solidarity with child migrants and their families. In the spirit of Yolanda López, Gloria Anzaldúa, and many more, its truth is powerful and undeniable.

“We want to be the voice of all these children. With their situation, their rights are violated by the government. We ask that they be treated with dignity and respect, to be provided with legal assistance in order to be legally represented,” reads a statement posted by one of the demonstration’s organizers.

Thanks to Kim Moore for sharing her photo with us.

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thinkmexican:

Dr. Mireles: Autodefensa Leader, Political Prisoner

Dr. José Manuel Mireles is a medical doctor who in February 2013 become part of an armed civil self-defense group most commonly known as the ‘Autodefensas of Michoacán.’

He’s currently incarcerated in a federal maximum security prison in Sonora for charges many consider fabricated by those in the government seeking to discredit him. 

Dr. Mireles is a political prisoner being punished for exposing the government’s connection to organized crime. Groups throughout Mexico, the United States, Canada and Europe have rallied to his support, and are demanding his immediate release.

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#liberenamireles #autodefensas #epn #hijosdelatuta #michoacan #thinkmexican

thinkmexican:

Dr. Mireles: Autodefensa Leader, Political Prisoner

Dr. José Manuel Mireles is a medical doctor who in February 2013 become part of an armed civil self-defense group most commonly known as the ‘Autodefensas of Michoacán.’

He’s currently incarcerated in a federal maximum security prison in Sonora for charges many consider fabricated by those in the government seeking to discredit him.

Dr. Mireles is a political prisoner being punished for exposing the government’s connection to organized crime. Groups throughout Mexico, the United States, Canada and Europe have rallied to his support, and are demanding his immediate release.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

#liberenamireles #autodefensas #epn #hijosdelatuta #michoacan #thinkmexican