These are documents we’re using in support of Pablo Lopez Alavez. Please note that we have English and Spanish versions of each. We’ve made letters for individuals and for organizations (they vary only slightly in language). In order for the letters to be a bit more effective, please read them in English if you can’t read Spanish, but sign and send the Spanish version, so the Judge can read them easily.
Here’s a Backgrounder on Pablo Lopez Alavez’s case – English & Backgrounder on Pablo Lopez Alavez’s case – Spanish
Please send all your letters to:
Juez Lucero Hernández Melchor
Juzgado penal del distrito judicial de villa de Etla, Oaxaca
Calle Hidalgo Esq. Xicotencatl S/N
Centro Villa de Etla, Oaxaca, MEXICO
Use these links for the Letter of support for Pablo Alavez – Individuals (English) & Letter of support for Pablo Alavez – Organizations (English).
Use these links for the Letter of support for Pablo Alavez – Individuals (Spanish) & Letter of support for Pablo Alavez – Organizations (Spanish)
CIPO-RFM in Oaxaca is continuing the campaign for the release of Pablo López Alavez, a member of the community of San Isidro Aloapan involved in the defense of the forests and illegally detained by 20 paramilitaries in front of his family on the 15th of August, 2010. Pablo has been incarcerated in the prison Penal de Villa de Etla in Oaxaca since that date and legal council of the CIPO-RFM have discovered a variety of serious irregularities in the investigation leading to his detention. The two documents below are letters in Spanish to draw attention to his case and pressure the government to bring justice to his case.
Acción Pablo López Alavéz Letter 1
Carta modelo en apoyo a Pablo López Alavez – Letter 2
The letter below (Spanish only) was sent by the group Acción de los Cristianos para la Abolición de la Tortura to various levels of government in Mexico to renounce the detaining of Pedro López Alavés and his family. Pedro was violently taken from his family on a road outside the rural community of San Isidro Aloapan in the state of Oaxaca Mexico on the 15 of August, 2010.
Acción de los Cristianos para la Abolición de la Tortura
Anglí, 55 – 08017 Barcelona Tel. 93 203 89 15 Fax: 93 203 48 30
Dr. Raúl Plascencia Villanueva
Presidente de la Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos
Barcelona, 18 de agosto de 2010
Como ACAT España nos dirigimos a usted muy preocupados por las informaciones recibidas de la agresión a la familia López, y del secuestro y posterior detención del Sr. Pedro López Alavés, miembro del Consejo Indígena Popular de Oaxaca de la comunidad San Isidro Aloapam, así como de todas las agresiones a la comunidad indígena de San Isidro Aloapam. Continue reading ACAT Letter of Support for Pedro López Alavés and Family