Law school graduate Marcos López Pérez has begun studies for his masters degree in Penal Law in September of 2006. He started out with a scholarship for junior high and high school and then went
on to help his community with their legal problems. After working four years as a volunteer at the Chiapas Human Rights Network, he decided to go to law school to be more effective. So he did and graduated from Law School at the State University of
Chiapas in January of 2006, and continues to work for indigenous rights.
But there is more on his plate. He has joined with other scholarship students to begin the first Tzeltal speaking radio station in the area. It is called "Scoplal yuún jLumaltic,
" which means "The Voice of Our People". Marcos comes from the Mayan town of Petalcingo and his first language is Tzeltal.
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