President of Mexico to pardon Indigenous Teacher

Posted on October 31, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America Indigenous Issues, Mexico reported that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will pardon an indigenous teacher serving a 60-year jail term. Alberto Patishtan, 41, was convicted in 2002 for the murder of seven policemen in southern Chiapas state during the Zapatista rebel uprising. Read Article

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