The Permanent People’s Tribunal and the Counterinsurgency War in Chiapas

Orsetta Bellani, Upside Down World (Photo: O.B.)

Minerva Guadalupe Pérez López was 19 when, on June 20, 1996, she was arrested in the Miguel Alemán community (Chiapas) while on her way to visit her sick father. According to the testimonies, she was locked in a house where she was repeatedly beaten and raped during three days, by more than thirty men, who then took her to the countryside to dismember her. Continue reading…