Victims of the War in Chiapas, The

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1998
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This film was put together in January of 1998 to document the violence that occurred near Acteal, a Maya Tzotzil hamlet in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico.

December 22, 1997 Forty-six impoverished Indians--mostly women and children were massacred by government-backed paramilitary forces.

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of this horrendous event, we remember the victims of this State sponsored violence.

The perpetrators of this massacre were never prosecuted.