Tracking the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mexican Maquila Workers

MSN calls for the immediate release of labour activist Susana Prieto Terrazas

Prominent Mexican labour lawyer and worker rights activist, Susana Prieto Terrazas, was arrested on June 8 in Mexico’s northern border city of Matamoros in Tamaulipas state. Prieto Terrazas is an outspoken advocate for the rights of maquila workers in Matamoros and other border cities.

The state authorities charged her with inciting riots, coercion, and making threats against members of the Local Conciliation and Arbitration Board.