John Gibler is a Global Exchange human rights fellow in Mexico who has been covering social movements since January 1st, 2006. He has reported on the ground from the Zapatistas Other Campaign, the massive protests against electoral fraud in Mexico City, and the civil disobedience uprising in Oaxaca. His writing and photographs have appeared in Z Magazine, ZNet, In These Times, Left Turn, The Indypendent, New Politics, Narco News, UpsideDownWorld.com, and other independent media.
He has reported for Flashpoints on KPFA, Democracy Now!, KPFK, and WBAI. He has also reported from Oaxaca for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the international edition of the Miami Herald. Before moving to Mexico, Gibler worked for various human rights and social justice organizations in Mexico, Peru, and California. He reported on environmental justice issues and water privatization in California for Public Citizen, Terrain Magazine, ColorLines, the Environmental Justice Coalition for Water, the Journal on Race, Poverty and the Environment and other independent media.
The May 4th massive police raid in San Salvador Atenco.
The Uprising in Oaxaca
The Zapatista Other Campaign
The Massive Protest Against Electoral Fraud
If you would like to plan a speaking event with John, please email his at john.gibler [at] gmail [dot] com