Incident: Nun attacked during aid caimpaign in Chiapas

General Information
Title: Nun attacked during aid caimpaign in Chiapas
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Chiapas
City: *Other Address
Other Address: Tabak, Aldama
Date of Incident: 2020-11-18
Security Level: Public
Summary:
On the 18th of November, a humanitarian aid brigade was attacked by members of a paramilitary group in the community of Tabak, Aldama, Chiapas, Mexico. As a result, María Isabel Hernández Rea, a nun, was shot in her right leg and needed to be treated in the hospital. The Cáritas San Cristóbal de Las Casas and the Mexican Trust for the Health of Indigenous Children (FISANIM) were delivering food and aid to displaced families when a paramilitary group opened fire and attacked the air brigade.
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) 1
Attacked houses/property of faith adherents: 0
Attacked shops, businesses or institutions of faith adherents: 0
Forced to leave home: 0
Forced to leave country: 0
Non-physical violence : 0
Responsible Actor Category
Responsible Actor Name: Paramilitary group
Responsible actor category: Revolutionaries or paramilitary groups
Religion of Victim(s)
Religion of victim(s): Christian (Catholic)
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Web Sources
Name: Armed attack on humanitarian aid brigade in Tabak, Aldama
Url: https://schoolsforchiapas.org/armed-attack-on-humanitarian-aid-brigade-in-tabak-aldama/
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