Alejandro Torres Chocolatl
Alejandro Torres Chocolatl is a human rights defender who is a community broadcaster of Radio Zacatepec and member of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) as well as of the Frente Pueblos Unidos de la Región Cholulteca and of the People's Front in Defence of Land and Water of Puebla, Morelos and Tlaxcala (FPDTA-PMT). FPDTA-PMT works together with Nahua communities in the states of Morelos, Puebla and Tlaxcala to protect the rights of the 22 communities affected by several mega-development projects in the area. He has worked to protect the Metlapanapa River which is at risk of being contaminated by discharge of wastewater from the Huejotzingo Textile City industrial park. He also advocates for the right of indigenous communities to self-determination.