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Free Indigenous Land Defender, Fidencio Aldama Pérez.
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Fidencio Aldama Pérez is an indigenous Yaqui activist who has been involved in resistance to a proposed Sempra Energy natural gas pipeline in his home state of Sonora. On October 21st 2016, gunmen sympathetic to the pipeline attacked his hometown of Loma de Bácum. They were repelled by an organized community defense.Fidencio has been framed for a death which occurred during the clash. Despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence, he has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.  All funds raised will be go towards Fidencio’s appeals process and supporting his family in his absence. 

Fidencio Aldama Pérez es un activista Yaqui, que ha participado en la resistencia en contra de un propuesto ducto de gas natural de Sempra Energy en su estado natal de Sonora. El día 21 de Octubre 2016, su pueblo de Loma de Bácum fue atacado por un grupo armado aliado al proyecto. Fueron repulsados por autodefensas comunitarias, pero Fidencio fue acusado de una muerte que resultó del enfrentamiento. A pesar de mucha evidencia de su inocencia, fue condenado a 15 años en la prisión.  Los fondos recaudados aquí serán para las apelaciónes legales de Fidencio y para apoyar a su familia en su ausencia. 

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