Juan Carlos Orozco Matus
Juan Carlos Orozco Matus is a member of 22nd Section (Sección 22) of the National Union of Education Workers (Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación – SNTE). Sección 22 is a teachers' union that has been active since 1980. The Section has organised several marches and demonstrations in different parts of Mexico in order to protest against the educational reform approved in 2013, on the basis that it had been passed without prior consultation. Sección 22 is also active in support of political prisoners in Mexico, amongst other human rights issues.