Incident: Christians expelled after not participating in Catholic holiday

General Information
Title: Christians expelled after not participating in Catholic holiday
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Chiapas
City: Huixtán
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Date of Incident: 2020-05-25
Security Level: Public
Summary:
Members of the Protestant church refused to participate in Catholic festivities. After a meeting with the village authorities, the two leaders of the church were imprisoned, the next day the Christian families were expelled (around 39 people).
Nature of Incidents
Killings: 0
(Attempts) to destroy, vandalize or desecrate places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Closed places of worship or religious buildings: 0
Arrests/detentions: 0
Sentences: 0
Abductions: 0
Sexual assaults/harassment: 0
Forced marriages: 0
Other forms of attack (physical or mental abuse) 0
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 39
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Indigenous leaders
Responsible actor category: Ethnic group leaders
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Protestant)
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