Viva La Resistencia! Contra Viento Y Marea

When the first “Migrant Caravan” reached Tijuana in the thousands they were housed in the Benito Juarez Stadium. After several days of heavy rains caused the stadium to flood it became too unsanitary and was deemed unlivable. Many people were forcefully removed by the government to El Barretal – an enclosed concrete concert venue 11 … More Viva La Resistencia! Contra Viento Y Marea

Autonomous Refugee Warehouse in Tijuana Threatened With Raid, updates to follow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 4th, 2018, 7 pm PST Contact: HecateSociety@protonmail.com  At approximately 10:30 am PST, refugees at Benito Juarez, the only self-organized Carvana Migrante camp in Tijuana, were served an eviction notice at Contra Viento y Marea, where they have inhabited since the unannounced night raid at 3 am from their original encampment outside … More Autonomous Refugee Warehouse in Tijuana Threatened With Raid, updates to follow

Indigenous And Central American Refugees Lock-Down And Prevent Riot Police Raid At The Benito Juarez Warehouse Shelter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29th, 2018Contact: HecateSociety@protonmail.com  Just after 3am on the morning of Saturday December 29, approximately 200 Mexican federal and municipal police in riot gear and armored vehicles, along with 5 grand coach buses, appeared outside of the warehouse shelter near the Benito Juarez Sports Stadium where hundreds of Indigenous and Central American refugees … More Indigenous And Central American Refugees Lock-Down And Prevent Riot Police Raid At The Benito Juarez Warehouse Shelter

Honduran Migrants And Refugees Suffer Terribly In Tijuana Jails

The jails in Tijuana, Mexico are literally hell on earth. Especially for Central Americans. But particularly for Hondurans. The jails I saw were filled with migrants, refugees, the mentally ill and the poor. Within those black sites people are terrorized by the Mexican police and every agent of the Mexican “justice” system. Sadism rules. The … More Honduran Migrants And Refugees Suffer Terribly In Tijuana Jails

Tijuana Exodus Update Through a Queer Lens

Trans folks stand at the very front of this movement.   As of yesterday morning, the last three members of the 60+ trans asylum seeking contingent successfully presented to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The trans womxn caravana strategically moved from Tijuana to ports of entry further east weeks ago and now are just waiting … More Tijuana Exodus Update Through a Queer Lens

Hunger Strikers Met by Riot Police at US Consulate in Tijuana

On November 29tha group of womxn announced they were going on a hunger strike until their demands were met. Their demands mainly being: Immediate Mexican temporary humanitarian visas while they wait for asylum in the US, the US to speed up the asylum process at the border, and, to stop to deportations of refugees from the … More Hunger Strikers Met by Riot Police at US Consulate in Tijuana

30+ Arrested in Civil Disobedience at the Border Wall

Direct actions and measures of civil disobedience have been happening weekly down here in Tijuana. A few days ago, faith leaders organized hundreds of people from all over Turtle Island to march along the beach to the San Diego side of the border wall where they were greeted by 30+ border patrol agents carrying snipers, … More 30+ Arrested in Civil Disobedience at the Border Wall

Divided People: connecting Black Mesa with the Central American Refugee Exodus

Coal transportation pipeline for Peabody’s Black Mesa Coal Mine Editor’s note: we intentionally chose to capitalize all uses of Indigenous, Native, Latinx/Hispanic, Dine, Hopi when referring to people(s) for consistency. Some names have been changed to protect the identities of the subjects. Sitting on a bench outside of a stone house, Zee smokes a cigarette … More Divided People: connecting Black Mesa with the Central American Refugee Exodus

Troops Off The Border!

This morning, @hecatesociety helped a large group of people in Tucson shut down the intersection in front of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base main entrance. The group demanded that US troops leave the southern border and stop terrorizing refugees. Indigenous people have the right to migrate across ancestral land. Esta mañana la sociedad Hecate ayudó … More Troops Off The Border!

“Illegal” Meadows

Flowers were planted on the soil of the “forbidden” meadow, as a symbol that the people will bloom and thrive again with the collective feminine healing powers and determination to build a better world for our younger generations.  After the die-in, fear was disarmed as people were dancing and celebrating on the meadow while music … More “Illegal” Meadows