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Oaxaca: Interview with Assassination Attempt Survivor Marcos Garcia, of CODEP
This is an interview with Marcos Garcia, a state council member of CODEP Comite de Defensa de los Derechos del Pueblo (Committee in Defense of the People's Rights).
On Tuesday November, 27th 2006 in Putla Villa de Guerrero Oaxaca, Marcos Garcia, a state council member of CODEP, one of the many groups inside of the Oaxacan People's Popular Assembly APPO, is ambushed by four men armed with assault rifles. The men fire over 140 rounds at Garcia's vehicle, 8 of which impact him all over his body. Garcia survives the attack, and lives to tell his story. This is an interview conducted by four indigenous youth from the region, and edited through collective editing workshops hosted by CODEP and Proyecto Autogestion.
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