MEXICO: EMERGENCY WEEK OF PROTEST IN LONDON

A series of events has been organised this week in protest over the official visit of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, which begins on 3 March.  

2/03/15

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Share your support to this campaign spreading the info and pictures you will find in the social networks of JusticeMexicoNow, London Mexico Solidarity and Yosoy132Londres (below), adding #EPNnotWelcome, #WeWanthemAlive #MXUK2015:

 

2/03/15

Panel “Mexico Awakens, Human Rights, Civic Engagement and Institutions”

Jeremy Corbyn (MP) Amanda Hopkins (PEN Int) John Ackerman (UNAM) Pedro Constantio (Sussex)

London School of Economics, First Floor, Saw Seww Hock Building, 1 Sheffield St, 18:00

Organised by: JusticeMexicoNow & Yosoy32Londres

 

3, 4 & 5/03/15

Peña Nieto: You are not Welcome: Three days of continuous protests and actions to make visible the human rights crisis in Mexico, in the context of Mexico President’s visit to the UK:

March 3:

 Main Demonstration: at Downing Street, from 16:00 to 19:00.

— As part of the Demo we will have the Performance “Ayotzinapa en la Cara de Peña Niero“, by Luna Theatre, at 18:00.

Please participate in this event: you will need to first come to a rehearsal on Sunday March 1st, 4-6 PM, at Gordon Square, University of London. You will also need to bring an umbrella, a lamp and a picture of one of the disappeared 43. Please email Daniel.vb@gmail.comto confirm your attendance.

 

March 4:

— Seminar “Human rights violations and political repression in Mexico: the case of Ayotzinapa”

Speakers: Ella McPherson (Cambridge U), Lila Caballero (ActionAidUK), Leandro Vergara Camus (SOAS, UoL), Diana Ibañez Tirado (SOAS, UoL).

at SOAS, from 17:00 to 19:00 For further details checkr follor the Facebook event

Organised by SOAS#WeareallAyotzinapa & SOAS Student Union

 

— Photographic Intervention (TBC)

 

March 5:

Words and Songs Action in Solidarity, including Mexican Music. More details to be confirmed.

 

New actions and events concerning the visit of PN will be informed as soon as details are confirm. Follow PN not welcome – event & PN not welcome – community page.

 

6/03/15 Mexico’s Crisis: State Violence and Human Rights, Queen Mary, University of London.

17:00.

 

6/03/15

“Viva Mexico” Videos on Ayotzinapa, and Mexican and Latinamerican music at The Forge, Camden, 6:30-11:30 pm

More information at London Mexico Solidarity Group

 

 

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