Reps. García, Schakowsky, and 107 Members of Congress Urge Mexican President López Obrador to Drop Charges Against Activist and Protect Labor Rights

August 14, 2020 Press Release Chicago, IL — Today Reps. Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), and 107 Members of Congress sent a letter to Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador urging him to ensure Mexican state governments drop politically motivated charges against labor lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas. The letter also urges Mexico to… Read More Reps. García, Schakowsky, and 107 Members of Congress Urge Mexican President López Obrador to Drop Charges Against Activist and Protect Labor Rights

Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

By Kathleen (Kathy) Staudt, PhD. I am here to speak with you about lawyer Susana Prieto Terrazas who has worked tirelessly for the rights of workers and the improvement of their meager wages at the hundreds of foreign-owned factories—maquiladoras—in Mexico’s northern borderlands, specifically in Cd. Juárez and in Matamoros. Susana is a political prisoner, and… Read More Libertad Para Susana: Remarks at a Press Conference in El Paso, June 20, 2020

Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios / National Independent Syndicate of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS), #LibertadParaSusana, COMUNICADO URGENTE!

Detienen a Susana Prieto Terrazas, defensora de derechos laborales y abogada del Sindicato Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios (SNITIS). Exigimos su liberación. Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas, labor rights defender and lawyer for the National Independent Syndicate of of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS) has been detained. We, the undersigned organizations and individuals… Read More Nacional Independiente de Trabajadores de Industrias y Servicios / National Independent Syndicate of Industrial and Service Workers (SNITIS), #LibertadParaSusana, COMUNICADO URGENTE!

Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros

By Miguel Juarez, Editor Noticias Fronteradice reported that El Pasoan and Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas has been detained in Matamoros and has been taken to Victoria, Tamaulipas, the state capital to be arraigned.  She has been accused of trumped charges against public servants, riots and threat and coercion of individuals by the Attorney General… Read More Labor Attorney Susana Prieto Terrazas Arrested in Matamoros