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Quinta MegaMarcha SlideShow: Por un Oaxaca Mejor
by ~Bradley (bradley [at]
Thursday Sep 7th, 2006 2:09 AM
SlideShow of photos taken on September 1st, 2006, during Oaxaca's 5th MegaMarcha which started in the community of San Felipe and ended at the zócalo in the center of Oaxaca City. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets and marched to demand the immediate departure of Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (URO), liberation for political prisoners, the cancellation of 70 government arrest warrants for people involved in the leaderless Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO, by its Spanish initials) movement and the desire for popular governance. (4:22 minutes)
San Felipe was the home to José Jiménez Colmenares, a mechanic married to a teacher, who was shot in the street while participating in a march organized by APPO on August 10th.

music: Orgullo Perdido by Lila Downs

photos by Bradley

Photos of Oaxaca's 5th MegaMarcha: San Felipe to Oaxaca City (parts 1-3)

more information on the 5th MegaMarcha and the peoples' movement in Oaxaca:

Oaxaca’s Social Movement Develops Radical Vision for a National Government of the People
Despite Fatigue, Marchers Once Again Fill the Streets of the State Capital, as Social Leaders from Other States Visit to Learn from Oaxaca’s Example

video 5ta megamarcha

MP3: Movimiento magisterial, la APPO, La Otra y otras hierbas

With Impunity, Ruiz Ortiz, the Face of Repression

¡Viva la lucha del pueblo oaxaqueño!: La Ké Huelga se solidariza con la APPO
Long live struggle of the Oaxacan Pueblo!: The Ké Huelga Radio pledges solidarity to the APPO

Peacetalks Interview: Jill Freidberg teachers strike in Oaxaca

Oaxaca Indymedia

APPO CODEP Regeneración Magisterial

Narco News: Oaxaca Coverage

"El Enemigo Común"
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Quinta MegaMarcha fotos y SlideShow: Por un Oaxaca Mejor~BradleyThursday Sep 7th, 2006 9:26 AM