As Indigenous Peoples Day pays tribute to the history and cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, Manuel Velasco, President of the Administrative Court of Justice of the State of Oaxaca and his colleague judge Raul palomares, began the program with a passionate call for an end to crimes against vulnerable Indigenous women and children.
Walter Batres, president of the Guatemala Migrants Network, briefed the convention on the plight of thousands of migrants living in poverty on the US border, in the hope of escaping the human rights violations they suffer in their countries of origin. “We are pointing fingers at the Taliban in Afghanistan, yet we encounter similar abuses in America, ”said Batres, stressing the urgency of addressing the rights of indigenous peoples of Mexico and central America.
Indigenous writer Gabriel Martinez addressed the convention in Zapotec, the dialect of the Zapotec people of Oaxaca and neighboring states. He stressed the importance of the free expression and exercise of the traditions, religious beliefs, mores and ethnic customs of his people and all indigenous communities.
The Valley Church of Scientology accepted a convention award presented in recognition of Scientology Founder L. Ron hubbard. The plaque honored Mr. Hubbard for founding an international movement “for the purpose of building a civilization with freedom and justice for all”. He describes Mr. Hubbard as “a leader in the quest to build a better world”.
Serving a growing community of Scientologists in North Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley, since its inauguration in March 2017 by Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige, the Valley Church of Scientology has become a meeting place for cooperative efforts to uplift citizens of all backgrounds, backgrounds and faiths.
The Valley Church of Scientology is featured in an episode of Destination Scientology on the Scientology Network, available on DIRECTV Channel 320 and streamed on Scientology.tv, to mobile app, and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.
SOURCE Church of Scientology International