Listing of Protests in Defense of the People of Oaxaca

Last updated: Oct. 30, 6pm EDT!

LIST OF PROTESTS to DEFEND the PEOPLE of OAXACA!

Mexican consulates and embassies all over the world will be kept closed by protests on Monday morning, October 30. Below is a list of the protest information we've received so far. Click here to see the initial call to action.

Write to oaxacaprotest@answercoalition.org to have your event posted.

ALBUQUERQUE

Monday, October 30: 12:00-1:00
Tuesday, October 31 - Friday, November 2: 11:00-12:00
Consulate is located at: 1610 4th St. NW

CHICAGO

Monday, October 30
3pm to 6pm
Mexican Consulate in Chicago: 204 South Ashland

Thursday, November 2: 3pm to 10pm
"Day of the Dead" Alters dedicated to those who have died in the people's struggles in Oaxaca, Atentco,
Chiapas, etc. Music, poetry, reflection.
Plaza Tenochtitlan, 18th and Blue Island in Pilsen

Thursday, November 9. 6pm to 8:30pm
Videos and presentations about the teachers' struggle in Oaxaca
Decima Musa Restaurant: 1901 S. Loomis in Pilsen.

HOUSTON

Mon. Oct. 30, 8 am, Protest at the Mexican Consulate, 4507 San Jacinto, Houston

Called by Maiz: All-day sit-in, in front of the Mexican Consulate On Caroline street starting 9am to demand justice in Oaxaca!

LOS ANGELES

Actions at the Mexican Consulate, 2401 W. 6th St. (corner Park View) Los Angeles, CA 

Monday, Oct. 30, 12 noon, Press Conference, APPO LA in front of the Mexican Consulate, 6th St and Park View.

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6pm, Action at the Mexican Consulate - Stop the Repression - Support the Liberation of Oaxaca -- Ulises ya Cayó (Ulises already fell) Ulises out of Oaxaca

Thursday Nov. 2,  Encampment/Sit-In in front of the Mexican Consulate, Día de los Muertos: Stop the Repression in Oaxaca, Ulises Fuera de Oaxaca/Ulises Out of Oaxaca
10am-9pm, 6th and Park View.

Saturday, November 4
8:30 am Meet at the ANSWER Office 1800 Argyle Ave, #410 to carpool, or
10 am Meet at the march site: 2727 W. Pico Blvd, LA
March to the Mexican Consulate (6th and Parkview)

For more info call 323-464-1636 or email answerla@answerla.org.

NEW YORK

Monday, October 30, 9am
Mexican Consulate
27 East 39th Street
Between Park Ave. and Madison

Tuesday, 5pm
Mexican Consulate
27 East 39th Street
Between Park Ave. and Madison
Call ANSWER at 212-694-8720 to get involved or for more information!

MONTREAL

Tue. Oct. 31, 3 pm, all evening
Protest in front of Mexican consulate
2055 Peel St.

SACRAMENTO

Demonstrating in a peaceful candle-light vigil, on Dia de los Muertos (Mexico's traditional homage to our dead and departed), on Thursday, November 2, 2006, at the Mexican Consulate, 8th and J Streets, Sacramento, California 95814, from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. <!--D(["mb","</span></font></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px;min-height:15px\"><span style\u003d\"line-height:16px\"><br /></span></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px\"><font face\u003d\"Arial\" size\u003d\"3\"><span style\u003d\"font-size:13px\">The situation in Oaxaca for the striking teacher union and its grassroots community has taken an urgent, violent, and ominous turn today, when President Fox\'s federal police joined Oaxacan state security forces to break the picket lines and occupation of worker controlled districts in Oaxaca City. The PAN and PRI party rightwing push for privatization of Oaxacan services, commercialization of the historic indigenous cultural ways of life, and state corporate governance is being strongly repelled by the educational workers, Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educaci&oacute;n Secci&oacute;n XXII (SNTE), and the Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca (APPO).</span></font></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px;min-height:15px\"><span style\u003d\"line-height:16px\"><br /></span></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px\"><font face\u003d\"Arial\" size\u003d\"3\"><span style\u003d\"font-size:13px\">On Friday, U.S. Indymedia journalist, Will Brad and three APPO members were assasinated by the Oaxacan police authorities. Another journalist, Mexican photographer Oswaldo Ramirez, was wounded, along with dozens of teachers and APPO members. Today, Sunday, October 29, 2006, the Federal police FPF (Policia Preventiva Federal) staged a repressive attack against picket line worker brigades in the downtown district.</span></font></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px;min-height:15px\"><span style\u003d\"line-height:16px\"><br /></span></div><div style\u003d\"margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;line-height:16px\"><font face\u003d\"Arial\" size\u003d\"3\"><span style\u003d\"font-size:13px\">",1]);//-->

SEATTLE

Tues., Oct. 31, 12 noon
Mexican Consulate 
2132 Third Ave., Seattle, WA 98121

SAN ANTONIO

Zapatistas Americanos will be hosting protest on November 6, 2006. It will be at the Mexican Consulate on 127 Navarro St @ 12 noon. Protestors are to bring ski mask or bandanas.

SAN FRANCISCO

Mexican consulate address, 532 Folsom St., between 1st and 2nd Sts., near Montgomery BART.
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 5 pm, emergency protest at the Mexican consulate. 

TORONTO
Friday November 3rd
12:00pm -2pm
Mexican Consulate
199 Bay Street, suite 4440

WASHINGTON

Monday, October 30, 5:00 PM
Mexican Embassy, 1911 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW


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