Media Arts Program
 


Monday, December 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

$8 general, $5 students/seniors, $4 members

Latin American Solidarity Committee presents

Jose Jimenez Perez

Acteal: 10 Years Of Impunity And How Many More?

2008, 45 min.

When government allied paramilitaries massacred 45 Mayans in the Highland of Chiapas, it awakened the world to the human rights abuses that followed the Zapatista uprising. Mexico's Supreme Court recently released many of those convicted of the 1997 crime on grounds that the investigation and prosecution was flawed. Introduced by Bill Jungels who was in the area and spoke with members of the Abejas as the Supreme Court decision was coming out.


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November, 2009 - 2009

 
 
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