Tag Archive: Palenque

In the Matter of Civilian Population of Chiapas – Native American and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Spring 1994

On January 1, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army, an armed group representing the indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, launched a rebellion aimed at reversing generations of abuses and timed to coincide with the effective date of the North American…
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International War Crimes

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In re Indigenous Peoples in Mexico – Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples’ Rights – CCR Docket Fall 1992

In another case involving indigenous peoples (see preceding Docket entry), CCR is investigating international human rights violations committed against indigenous peoples in Mexico, particularly descendants of Central American Mayans who were held and tortured in 1991 by local Mexican police…
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International War Crimes

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