Indigenous Oaxacans in Mexico’s private prisons

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After spending nearly 17 years in the same prison cell just outside of Oaxaca City, seven indigenous Loxicha political prisoners were transferred in June—twice. The seven, accused of collaboration with the Popular Revolutionary Army (EPR), were first taken to Oaxaca’s new privatized federal prison, the Cefereso #13. When they complained about harsh conditions there, they were transferred a second time—to an out-of-state facility in Tabasco. Kristin Bricker and Santiago Navarro of Upside Down World provide details.

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