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Geraldine Juarez

Geral­dine works to under­stand­ the config­u­ra­tions and effects cre­ated when soci­ety, infor­ma­tion, pop culture, intel­lec­tual prop­erty and power col­lide.

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14 December 2011

Mexico: Two Students Killed During Protest in Ayotzinapa

Two students from a rural school were killed during a protest in Ayotzinapa, Chilpancingo, the capital of the state of Guerrero, Mexico. Contradicting versions of the events have been published...

29 November 2011

Mexico: Government Considers Legal Actions Against Citizens Demanding ICC Probe

The Mexican government has rejected war crime allegations and threatened to use legal actions against citizens that filed a complaint at the ICC against the President, top government officials, and...

25 November 2011

Mexico: Massive Civil Lawsuit at ICC Seeks Drug War Justice

23,000 Mexican citizens have asked the International Criminal Court to investigate heads of drug cartels, President Felipe Calderón and other top officials for crimes against civilians in Mexico's ongoing Drug...

15 November 2011

Mexico: Citizen Detained Over Politician Helicopter Crash Joke Tweet

The Mexican Twittersphere exploded on November 13 demanding the release of Mario Flores, who was detained without an arrest order allegedly because of a joke he tweeted last Thursday, November...

31 October 2011

Mexico: Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt over Anonymous’ #OpCartel

Over recent days many media outlets have widely publicized news about a video by Anonymous Mexico threatening the Zetas cartel as a response to the kidnapping of one of the...

7 June 2011

Mexico: Fighting Impunity on the Second Anniversary of the Guardería ABC Fire

June 5 marked the second anniversary of a tragic fire that killed 49 children and left others injured in 'Guarderia ABC', a childcare facility in Sonora, Mexico. Two years later,...

13 May 2011

Mexico: Day 4: 80,000 Citizens Demand Peace, Justice and Dignity Against the War on Drugs

The National Protest for Peace, Justice and Dignity started its final stage early on Sunday, May 8. Geraldine Juárez shares reports, images and videos of the day's events.

11 May 2011

Mexico: Day 3: Thousands of Zapatistas Join National ‘March for Peace’

During its third day, thousands of Zapatistas joined the national march for peace, justice and dignity, denouncing the violence created by the War on Drugs. Protesters also met many of...

Mexico: Day 2 of #marchanacional: Protesters Enter Mexico City

As previously reported on Global Voices, on May 5, 2011, Mexican citizens started a 'march for peace' denouncing the violence caused by the 'War on Drugs'. On its second day,...

7 May 2011

Mexico: Citizens on Alert Over National Security Law Reform

Mexican citizens are on alert over a reform to the National Security Law. After much pressure, the project is now on hold. According to human right groups, political annalists, lawyers...

6 May 2011

Mexico: Day 1 of Peaceful Protest Against Drug War Violence

On Thursday May 5, 2011, a national protest (#marchanacional on Twitter) kicked off in Cuernavaca, Morelos, a city 80 kilometers (around 50 miles) away from Mexico City. The participants en...

5 May 2011

Mexico Prepares for Massive National Protest on May 8

Next Sunday May 8, 2011, Mexican citizens will march to demand the end of the "War on Drugs." Thirty one cities in Mexico, in nearly all its states, have already...

29 March 2011

Mexico: New (Dis)Agreement on Reporting Violence

On March 24, most of the biggest Mexican media outlets signed the "Agreement to Cover Violence in Mexico," an agreement that unifies the editorial criteria to cover and report news...

18 March 2011

Mexico: Telecom and Entertainment Industries Testify on ACTA

As reported earlier, the Mexican Senate is holding public hearings with citizens, academics, lobbyists, and Internet service providers on the Anti-Counterfeit Commercial Agreement –widely known as ACTA. On March 2,...

2 March 2011

Mexico: ACTA Public Hearings Kick Off

The controversial Anti-Counterfeit Commercial Agreement --widely known as ACTA-- is currently under discussion in the Mexican Senate in response to opposition from civil society to the way the treaty's negotiation...

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