Last week a lawyer for the Yaqui tribe in Mexico, Anabela Carlon Flores, was abducted along with her husband while driving to a meeting with the tribe near Bácum, Sonora. She was later released, while her husband remained captive. Ms Carlon Flores is representing the Yaqui in their fight against the DAPL pipeline.

From teleSur

Lawyer for Yaqui Tribe Fighting Mexico’s DAPL Kidnapped

Anabela Carlon Flores told reporters she was driving with her husband to a community meeting in the Yaqui community of Bacum on Tuesday at approximately 7 p.m. when their car was stopped by a group of armed masked men. She and her husband were blindfolded and put in another car where the human rights lawyer was told to “stop fucking around.” She was later dropped on the outskirts of nearby Ciudad Obregon, while the kidnappers held on to her husband, Isabel Lugo Molina, who remains captive. Carlon Flores said she fears for his life.

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