Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Adherents to the Sixth Declaration


EZLN: Invitation to a Big August Zapatista Gathering

  Invitation to a Gathering of Support Networks for the Indigenous Governing Council; to CompARTE 2018, “For Life and Freedom”; and to the Fifteenth Anniversary Event of the Zapatista Caracoles entitled, “Paint little Caracoles to the past, present and future bad…

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Organized peoples of Chiapas against the extractive model

THE GATHERING OF ORGANIZED PEOPLES OF CHIAPAS POINTED TO THE ADVANCES IN THEIR STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EXTRACTIVE MODEL By: Chiapas Paralelo More than twenty organizations and communities that make up part of the Group of Resistance to the extractive model…

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Program for the Zapatista Roundtable discussion

I. Poster and Photography Exhibition April 15-25, 2018, at CIDECI-UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico Images of Hope 
Poster art from Marichuy’s campaign
 Curated by Alejandro Magallanes Absences and Presences
 Disappeared Women, Women of Dignified Rage
 Photographs by…

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CompArte from Mexico: Art from Zapatista Free Territory

CompArte from Mexico: Art from Zapatista Free Territory Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7:00pm At the Eastside Arts Cultural Center | 2277 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA Exhibition reception: art, music, poetry FREE EVENT | accessible venue | refreshments Sponsored by the Eastside Arts…

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EZLN announces April Roundtable event

The Sixth Commission of the Zapatista National Liberation Army convokes a ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (or seedbed, depending): “Looks, Listens, Words: Prohibited Thinking?”  ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY  Sixth commission of the EZLN  Mexico  March 2018 To the persons, groups, collectives and organizations…

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CNI & EZLN: “Call to the next step in the struggle”

BROTHERS AND SISTERS, COMPAÑERAS AND COMPAÑEROS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE AND THE CITY, OF MEXICO AND OF THE WORLD: The National Indigenous Congress (CNI, its initials in Spanish), the Indigenous Government Council (CIG), the Civil Association “The time has come for…

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A very special day

By: Gustavo Esteva It was a very special day. They made it special. There was the usual: the display of flowers, supplements and special programs, promises of change, the language of quotas, commercial banality… But the call for a women’s…

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Join us to welcome CIG members on January 17!

¡SPECIAL OAKLAND GATHERING with MEMBERS of the CIG! WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 – 7-10 PM OMNI COMMONS 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND Mario Luna Romero and Myrna Dolores, members of the Indigenous Government Council, will be at the Omni Commons. Mario…

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Maya leaders visit Oakland in defense of their culture

By: Fernando A. Torres / La Opinión de la Bahía December 7, 2017 In a meeting catalogued as an “extraordinary” opportunity, residents of the city of Oakland had the opportunity to learn –in the voice of some of their own…

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Las Abejas: The government “legalizes the war of extermination”

By: Hermann Bellinghausen and Gloria Muñoz Acteal, Chiapas “The government wants to legalize our death,” says Guadalupe Vázquez Luna, who speaks from the back part of a farm truck facing those who walk in the procession, more than a thousand…

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