On 4 April, approximately 200 members of the Table of Coordination for the Defense of Human Rights which is comprised of 10 organizations from different municipalities in Chiapas marched in San Cristóbal de Las Casas to demand justice in the cases of the displaced from Banavil, Tenejapa municipality, and Aurora Ermita, Pueblo Nuevo Solistahuacan municipality. Protestors called on the government of Manuel Velasco Coello to ensure their prompt return with adequate guarantees and security, so that attacks do not recur against them.
In a press-conference held in the Cathedral Plaza, the displaced and sympathizers of the EZLN from Banavil denounced that in recent dates they had been attacked with firearms, and that they had not had a response to their demands to date. The 75 displaced from Aurora Ermita, for their part, indicated that there exist new arrest-orders which were issued in response to their denouncing of death-threats against them. Two of these orders have been completed, with seven remaining.
For more information (in Spanish):
Piden justicia por casos Banavil y Aurora Ermita (Noticias.net.mx, 4 de abril de 2014)
Desplazados exigen cárcel a los culpables y garantías para su retorno(Diario contrapoder en Chiapas, 4 de abril de 2014)
Marchan para exigir justicia a los desplazados de Chiapas (Reporte Ciudadano, 4 de abril de 2014)
For more information from SIPAZ (in English):
Chiapas: Public denunciation from those displaced from Banavil (16 September 2013)
Chiapas: CDHFBC published more information on the Banavil case, Tenejapa (9 February 2012)