Rights, Resistance, and Radical Alternatives

Shannon Speed and Alvaro Reyes

In this brilliant paper, Shannon Speed and Alvaro Reyes employ their extensive on-the-ground knowledge of working in Chiapas to reflect on the paradox of human rights in a low-intensity conflict zone.
‘In Mexico’–argue the authors–‘laws regarding the rights of citizens are selectively applied or enforced based on a gamut of political exigencies of maintaining power”.

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