THE SOCIAL EDGE INTERVIEW: BISHOP SAMUEL RUIZ OF MEXICO
by Gerry McCarthy
Bishop Samuel Ruiz speaks at the University of Alberta Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights in 2004.
Photo credit: The University of Alberta
After the Zapatista uprising in 1994, Bishop Samuel Ruiz received international recognition when he was accepted as the mediator between the Mexican government and the Zapatista Liberation Assembly. He was nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize in the 1990s.