Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Autonomy


ORCAO, the paramilitary arm  

Above: The mural ORCAO destroyed in Ricardo Flores Magón autonomous Zapatista municipality By: Luis Hernández Navarro Just last September 11, two Zapatista authorities from the Patria Nueva good government junta, of Caracol 10 (Ocosingo), José Antonio Sánchez Juárez and Sebastián…

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Urgent action: ORCAO disappears two members of Patria Nueva Good Government Council, Caracol 10, “Cultivating the Rebel Seed”

Jobel, Chiapas, Mexico As of September 14, 2021 To the peoples of the world To the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) To the Indigenous Governing Council (CIG) To the Sixth National and International To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellions Sisters,…

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From the EZLN: First Results of the Popular Consultation

Zapatista Sixth Commission July 31, 2021. To the victims and the relatives of victims in Mexico: To the organizations, groups, collectives and individuals that support the victims: Here we present the first results of the Popular Consultation that have reached…

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Pantelhó residents take over municipal council headquarters

Control. In the early hours of this Tuesday, residents took control of the municipal council’s offices. Above Photo: Isaín Mandujano By: Isaín Mandujano PANTELHÓ Chiapas (apro) In plain view of the Mexican Army and National Guard (NG), thousands of indigenous…

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EVENTO HA SIDO CANCELADO CompArte: arte, cultura, música, poesía, zapatismo. 21 de agosto, Oakland

El Comité de Apoyo a Chiapas los invita al sexto festival anual CompArte Zapatista, El Festival Comunitario Emiliano Zapata. Se llevará a cabo el sábado 21 de agosto, 2021, en el parque de Peralta Hacienda, 2465 34th Avenue, Oakland, California….

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Army enters Pantelhó but doesn’t arrest criminal groups; thousands of indigenous people escape

Above: The Armed Forces entered the municipal seat of Pantelhó Photo: Ángeles Mariscal By: Ángeles Mariscal July 12, 2021 Members of the Mexican Army and National Guard entered the municipality of Pantelhó, the place where indigenous Tsotsils, who define themselves…

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Pantelhó, narco-paramilitaries and indigenous self-defense

Above photo: Simón Pedro Pérez López By: Luis Hernández Navarro They executed Simón Pedro Pérez López at the market in Simojovel, Chiapas. The crime was the work of a professional. From a moving motorcycle, a hitman (sicario) shot him in…

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Frayba: A Joint Pronouncement: Mexican Government is negligent and permissive of violence toward the indigenous peoples of Chiapas

Above: Vigil for Simón Pedro Defenders of the people of Pantelhó protect their families faced with attacks from Organized Crime We demand justice for Simón Pedro Pérez López We, the individuals, collectives and organizations of national and international civil society…

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Zapatista Community Denounces Dispossession and Harassment; Sees Hope in the Journey of Squadron 421

Above: Collective mural about the Journey for Life in the autonomous community of Nuevo San Gregorio. Photo: Sexta Grietas del Norte The community of Nuevo San Gregorio, in Zapatista Caracol 10, denounces the increasing harassment they are experiencing after being…

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Land & Freedom 2021! Solidarity with the Zapatistas’ Tour for Life

By Michael Löwy. Posted in Camino al andar. July 4, 2021. We are many in this old European continent saluting the Tour for Life of the Zapatista comrades. Due to its global, planetary nature, the Zapatista tour is a historic…

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