Persecuted Brethren Choosing VOM

Voice of the Martyrs Director's Blog: Mexico

DSCF0450 Luis Antonio Lopez Herrera COOC / VDLM pictured with a group from varied regions (ASAP Base) A new type of Legal Counseling & Mediation in Chiapas.

Most VOM Missions choose  or develop projects for persecuted groups in a varying range of backgrounds: regional, religious, etnias, ideological, armed conflicts etc. Voice of the Martyrs in Mexico has the distinction of having their office right in the middle of the persecution zone, and an extension in the state of Sinaloa, one of the foremost drug cartel states. We function and minister from within the persecution zone, and we don’t choose groups or projects… they choose us.

In 2009 VOM Mexico had contact with several cases, because of VOMC’s visit to Chiapas and the taping of Mexican Voices. At that time we met groups from Chilil, Las Margaritas, Ocosingo, San Cristobal, Chamula, Los LLanos and San Gregorio,  and had already met in…

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