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Indigenous Town in Mexico Celebrates Two Years of Autonomy and Defense of their Community Forest

24 Apr

Cross Posted from Real News Network via Climate-Connections

By Andalusia Knoll, April 23 2013. 

[See previous EF! Newswire coverage of the Purepecha struggle for autonomy and ecology in Michoacan, Mexico.]

After two years of resisting illegal logging and organized crime, indigenous people in the town of Chéran Mexico demand justice for their assassinated community members and respect for their autonomous government.