Translated by Valor for Borderland Beat
Oaxaca, Oaxaca April 2, 2016— During the past 48 hours, there have been six people executed, including four political leaders, just hours after starting off gubernatorial campaigns in the state of Oaxaca.
The State Attorney of Oaxaca reported that the deceased were reported as members of the PRD party (Party of the Democratic Revolution) and MORENA, José María Caña Antonio and Enrique Quiroz Quiroz, respectively, as well as taxi leaders Carlos Alberto Luis López and Ezquiel Cruz Castillo, and an alleged undocumented trafficker, Manuel Fuentes Matus, and an undocumented immigrant.
The victims were killed in the municipalities of Oaxaca, El Istmo, La Cuenca de Papaloapan, and the municipality of San Andrés Huaxpaltepec, a coastal region, a few hours after starting the electoral process for the election of the governor of the state.
It’s worth mentioning that in January, another MORENA member, Marcos Hernández, was executed in the same municipality as Quiroz Quiroz, in which the general secretary of the state committee party, Sesul Bolaños, demanded that the state government clarify the facts.
Source: Noventa Grados