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La Esperanza de Sitilpech

La Esperanza de Sitilpech is a collective made up of Mayan people who, due to the health and environmental damage caused by a mega pig farm, decided to organize themselves to exercise their self-determination and thus expel the factory.


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.