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Urgent: Friend in Oaxaca in Danger

I just got the following email from a friend in Oaxaca. He's at the CIPO house and they are being threatened with violent removal by pri gangs roaming the streets. He could be hurt. The people he is with could be hurt. Please spread the word and make calls and emails.
it's gonna be an intense night. we just found this out that they're gonna come at us ....

Please forward widely


Priistas are planning to remove CIPO out of the neighborhood by force!

This part of Santa Lucia is enemy territory. It is near Barricade Three, the Príista attack of last Friday, and the site of Brad Will's murder. It's also where the CIPO house is located. When the Príistas first set up their barricades, some were directly in front of the CIPO house, one using materials that had been propped up against the outside wall. Now, less than a week after Brad Will's murder, some of the same Príistas have agreed to "dislodge" CIPO from the neighborhood. If history, recent and distant, teaches us anything, their method will be violence. It is important that they know that acts of violence will not go unseen, even in this small neighborhood that they control. Please contact some or all of those listed below; tell them that if CIPO is attacked, that the Mexican state is responsible. And please also keep this in mind as solidarity actions are planned and carried out.


Contact the State Commission on Human RIghts in Oaxaca at:
Central Oaxaca - 011 52 (951) 513 51 85
011 52 (951) 513 51 91
011 52 (951) 513 51 97

la Red Oaxaqueña de Derechos Humanos
Tel. 011 52 (951) 5141634
rodhmx@prodigy. net.mx < link to mail.yahoo.com>
rodhmx@yahoo. com.mx < link to mail.yahoo.com>

Vicente Fox Quesada
Presidente de la Republica
Residencia Oficial de los Pinos Casa Miguel Aleman
Col. San Miguel Chapultepec, C.P. 11850
Distrito Federal, Mexico
Telephone: 011 52 (55) 52772376
Fax: 011 52 (55) 527 723 376
E-mail directory at:  http://www.presiden cia.gob.mx/ directorio/ < http://www.presidencia.gob.mx/directorio/>

Contact Nearest Mexican Consulate
Directory at  http://mexonline. com/consulate. htm < http://mexonline.com/consulate.htm>