Fidencio Gómez Sántiz
Expediente de DH Caso Fidencio Gómez Sántiz
Fidencio Gomez Santiz is an indigenous human rights defender who has been involved in the fight against impunity for extrajudicial killings of indigenous persons in Chiapas. He is a member of Frente Nacional de Lucha por el Socialismo - FNLS (National Front for the Fight for Socialism), a grassroots movement established in 2006, which works for the promotion of food security, the sustainable use of natural resources in Mexico, and to defend labour, social and indigenous rights. FNLS is also engaged in the denouncement and public condemnation of human rights violations perpetrated by the Mexican government, specifically those related to enforced disappearances, extra-judicial killings, arbitrary detention and political prisoners.