The farmers, all members of the "Los 400 Pueblos" (the 400 villages) group, have been holding protests outside of the Mexican Congress and marching through the streets of Mexico City since November 2004, in an effort to bring Delgado, current governor Patricio Chirinos and others to trial.
The naked men and women stand on cans and handed out flyers to motorists in an effort to promote their cause.
"Although we are showing our bare skin, we will not to be forced to remain naked Mr. President," Farmers'' leader Alfonsina Sandoval said from a megaphone at the busy intersection.
The farmers accused former Governor of Veracruz, Dante Delgado from the Convergence party, of obtaining by force, more than 100 hectares of land in May of 1992.
"The problem is that there was repression in Veracruz when Dante Delgado (former Veracruz mayor) was there. They arrested 500 farmers and processed 103 and they displaced farmers. Now, there have been injustices and human rights violations by governor Patricio Chirinos. We want the law to be followed," said "400 villages" Farmers Group leader Agustin Morales
The footage shown is from the 8th of July 2007.
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