<![CDATA[[caption id="attachment_2063" align="aligncenter" width="490" caption="Five Tzeltal men are being "held hostage" by the Chiapas government in Mexico. Now known as the "Bachajón 5," the five men believe the government is attempting to force them to accept a proposed ecotourism project on their lands and abandon their support of the Other Campaign. Initially, 117 indigenous Zapatista supporters were arrested by the government; however, most of them were released after protests erupted across the country. A five-day international protest is set to begin for the Bachajón 5, beginning April 1."][/caption] Read the rest of the story here. ]]>
Indigenous Zapatista Supporters Incarcerated in Chiapas for Opposing Multinational Corporate Ecotourism Project
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