México, D.F. Almadía Ediciones, 2016. First Edition. Paperback. 374p., tables, wrps. New. Item #62396
"Oaxaca sitiada" chronicles the 2006 Oaxacan labor and student strike and the formation of the Asamblea Popular del Pueblo de Oaxaca, as well as ensuing marches and protests against the authoritarian government, and acts of violence -- including illegal arrests, torture, and use of firearms by the police and army. The work also details the corruption, censorship, public perception, and the state and federal government's reactions at the time. Written by journalist Diego Enrique Osorno, who won the José Alvarado Journalism Prize twice. Osorno is also the author of “Venezuela dijo no”.