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Two Human Rights Activists Killed in Mexico

April 30th, 2010

oaxacaIn Mexico, two human rights activists have been shot dead in the state of Oaxaca. The victims have been identified as Beatriz Carino, director of the Mexican human rights group CACTUS, and Jyri Antero Jaakkola, a human rights observer from Finland. They were traveling as part of a international humanitarian convoy attempting to deliver aid to a town that’s been targeted by paramilitary blockades since the 2006 uprising against governor Ulises Ruiz.

Beatriz Carino was an important advocate for indigenous rights in Oaxaca. Learn more…

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