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Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra y del Agua Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala

Frente de pueblos en defensa de la tierra y del agua Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala  ( The Earth and water Defense Front Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala) is an organization of indigenous Náhuatl communities from the states of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala that since 2012 have been working in an organized manner for the defense of their territory and for the promotion and exercise of their self-determination as indigenous peoples.


Human rights defenders (HRDs) and journalists in Mexico are subject to intimidation, legal harassment, arbitrary detention, death threats, acts of physical aggression, enforced disappearances and killings as a result of their activities in defence of human rights and the exercise of freedom of expression and journalism.