Freedom Socialist: “Nestora Salgado fasts for freedom, inspires defiance across Mexico”

An excerpt from Megan Cornish’s recent Freedom Socialist article:

“Nestora Salgado’s name has become a symbol of resistance for many women struggling … against patriarchal violence and for indigenous communities,” said R. Aída Hernández Castillo in the Mexican daily La Jornada in August.

But the state sees her only as a threat. Aug. 21 marked the two-year anniversary of her imprisonment on false charges, with no end in sight. She and her supporters are expanding the struggle to free her and other community police and political prisoners.

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U.S. solidarity actions for Nestora

On June 1, 2015 supporters held demonstrations at Mexican consulates in cities across the United States in an effort to raise awareness of Nestora Salgado’s imprisonment. Photos and details about the events in San Diego, Seattle, San Francisco, New York City, and Chicago follow.
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Freedom Socialist Party: Regarding the murder of Gustavo Salgado Delgado

On Wednesday, March 11, the Freedom Socialist Party’s Stephan Durham issued a letter regarding the murder of Revolutionary Popular Front (FDR) leader Gustavo Salgado Delgado. The text of the letter follows, in English and Spanish.

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Fiesta! A Freedom for Nestora Benefit

Fiesta Nestora Event

Live music by La Pasion
Muy sabrosa home-cooked Mexican dinner
Agua fresca, horchata, tres leches cake
Dancing and conversation
$10-25 sliding scale, children $5
Saturday, April 19, 7:00pm
New Freeway Hall
5018 Rainier Ave S, Seattle

Hosted by Libertad para Nestora/Freedom for Nestora Committee and Nestora’s family
For more info: 206-722-2453,,