#NoNosCallarán / #WeWon’tBeSilenced

[Translation of the post by sister Lydia Cacho that appeared in “Not today, not ever. #WeWon’tBeSilenced.“ “Ni hoy ni nunca” #NoNosCallarán We are too many!]

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Because democracy is not built from submission #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because my activist colleagues didn’t deserve to be kill #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because all human lives matter #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we would like to choose who to listen on the radio #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we know that the owners of the corporate media are not the owners of reality #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because no one deserves to be living running away due to her/his honesty  #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because it is our right to bring to light and the public opinion the corrupt governor #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we understand that for each corruptor there’s another one who is willing to be corrupted #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we must call out the names of the prostituted journalists, accomplices of a censored and degrading system #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we are able to understand what it means to hide conflicts of interest and their political support #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we are sure that we aren’t and won’t be a part of the Planet with disposable women #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we have very clear that a renewed judicial system could change this part of the Planet #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we have the right to elect who govern our cities and who administrate our taxes #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because we know that in each migrant there is a vital dream and an inalienable right #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because no child deserves to live under the joke of violence, abuse and hunger #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because if we defend culture and education that strengthen and illuminate us, therefore we protect free speech #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because the military and drug industry won’t make us hostages of their economy #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because my colleagues of journalism didn’t have to be disappeared, nor to be murdered, nor to have to suffer persecution until their last days #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because no matter the blockage of information, we learn how to overcome it, knowing, for sure, that we have the duty and the right to do it #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

Because the last word, of how a better mexican political system could be, is not yet said and no one will impose it by censorship and terrorism of State  #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

For you, for your sons, our daughters, and for us #WeWon’tBeSilenced.

— Lydia Cacho

[The original text in Spanish here]

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Porque la democracia no se construye desde la sumisión #NoNosCallarán.

Porque mis colegas activistas no merecían la muerte #NoNosCallarán.

Porque todas las vidas humanas importan  #NoNosCallarán.

Porque queremos elegir a quién escuchar en la radio #NoNosCallarán.

Porque sabemos que los dueños de los medios no son propietarios de la realidad#NoNosCallarán.

Porque nadie se merece vivir en la huida a costa de su honestidad #NoNosCallarán.

Porque someter al escrutinio público al gobernador corrupto es nuestro derecho#NoNosCallarán.

Porque entendemos que por cada corruptor se necesita otro dispuesto a corromperse #NoNosCallarán.

Porque hemos de pronunciar los nombres de los periodistas prostituidos, cómplices de un Sistema censor y degradante #NoNosCallarán.

Porque sí somos capaces de comprender lo que significa el ocultamiento de los conflictos de interés y su aval político #NoNosCallarán.

Porque estamos seguras de que no somos ni seremos un país de mujeres desechables #NoNosCallarán.

Porque tenemos claro que un sistema de justicia penal renovado puede cambiar a este país #NoNosCallarán.

Porque tenemos derecho a elegir quién gobierna nuestras ciudades y quién administra nuestros impuestos #NoNosCallarán.

Porque sabemos que en cada migrante hay un sueño vital y un derecho inalienable #NoNosCallarán.

Porque ninguna niña o niño merece vivir bajo el yugo de la violencia, el abuso y el hambre #NoNosCallarán.

Porque si defendemos la cultura y la educación que nos fortalecen e iluminan, protegemos la libertad de expresión #NoNosCallarán.

Porque la industria armamentista y la de narcóticos no nos convertirán en rehenes de su economía #NoNosCallarán.

Porque mis colegas periodistas no debieron desaparecer, ni morir, ni sufrir de persecución hasta sus últimos días #NoNosCallarán.

Porque por más que se cierre el cerco informativo, aprenderemos a pasar sobre él, seguras de que tenemos el deber y el derecho #NoNosCallarán.

Porque la última palabra en cómo será un mejor sistema político mexicano aún no está dicha y nadie la impondrá a golpe de censura y terrorismo de Estado #NoNosCallarán.

Por ustedes, por sus hijos, nuestras hijas y por nosotras #NoNosCallarán.

–Lydia Cacho

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