Jan 31, 2012

Movement for Peace with Justice: A Conversation With Javier Sicilia

The first of a series of blogs presenting an extended interview with Javier Sicilia, leader of the Mexican Movement for Peace with Justice

North American Congress on Latin America: "A few days ago, I had a wide-ranging talk with Javier Sicilia, the founder of the nonviolent, anti-violence group called Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD).

Since its inception last March, following the murder of Sicilia’s son in Cuernavaca, the group has campaigned against the spreading criminal and state violence in Mexico, and more specifically against the militarization of Mexico’s Drug War and what Sicilia sees as the concurrent militarization of Mexican society.

... here are some excerpts on the questions of nonviolence and the process of dialogue:" read more

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