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Mexico: Indigenous Community San Juan Copala Ordered to Evacuate

Categories: Latin America, Mexico, Indigenous, War & Conflict

Kristin Bricker explains that, [1] “Authorities of the autonomous municipality of San Juan Copala, Oaxaca [2], have ordered the total evacuation of the town, which has been under siege since February of this year. The authorities issued the order when alleged paramilitaries raided San Juan Copala and said that they would massacre all supporters of the autonomous municipality, “