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Bajo Tierra A.C.

Environmental rights organisation

Bajo Tierra A.C. is an artistic-academic platform based in Querétaro, México, dedicated to ecological action and transformation. The platform works from the intersection between scientific knowledge, local knowledge and artistic expressions for the preservation and defense of their territories.

In 2020, attacks against human rights defenders in Querétaro have drastically raised together with environmental and real state conflicts. Bajo Tierra A.C. and Front Line Defenders have produced the following inforgraphics to denounce this situation and demand protection for human rights defenders.

Right click on the infographics to Save image and please share under hasgtag #AlertaQuerétaro.

Mexico enforced disappearance

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.