CHIAPAS STATE, Mexico (Christian Solidarity Worldwide) — Three Protestant members from Unión Juárez village, La Trinitaria municipality in Chiapas State were physically prevented from entering the village on 31 August and one was arbitrarily detained for 24 hours.
Village leaders blocked the three men from entering the village, citing a curfew, and other travel restrictions were placed on Protestants in the village.
According to Luis Herrera of the Coordination of Christian Organisation (COOC), René Vázquez, who was arbitrarily detained for 24 hours, had his mobile phone and cash stolen. Vasquez and two other Protestant men were returning home when they were stopped at a checkpoint outside the village at approximately 8pm. According to Herrera, there are no travel restrictions on anyone else but the Protestants in the village.
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