Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Patriarchy


The post-pandemic world

By: Raúl Zibechi “The period from 1990 to 2025/2050 will most likely be a period of little peace, little stability and little legitimation,” wrote Immanuel Wallerstein en 1994*. In periods of turbulence and confusion, it’s advisable to consult compasses. He…

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“The macho government dies”; Zapatista women demand justice for femicides

By: Isaín Mandujano With the demand of “the macho government dies,” thousands of Zapatista rebel indigenous women with candle in hand, woke up early in the 12 Caracoles to add their voices today, to the thousands of women who yesterday…

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We Don’t Need Permission to Fight for Life, Zapatista Women Join the March 9 National Strike

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY, MEXICO March 1, 2020 To: Women who struggle in Mexico and around the world From: The Zapatista indigenous women of the EZLN Compañera and sister: We greet you in the name of all of the Zapatista…

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Zapatistas will join the women’s protests of March 8 and 9

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Women commanders and coordinators of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) reported that women from that grouping will join the protests and strike programmed for March…

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Words of the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Women’s Gathering

[Save the Date: The Chiapas Support Committee is hosting a Dinner and Report Back from the Women’s Gathering on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Omni Commons. 5-7pm] ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO December 27, 2019 Compañeras and sisters: Welcome…

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INVITATION TO THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL GATHERING OF WOMEN WHO STRUGGLE

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO September 2019 To women who struggle all over the world: Sister, compañera, woman in struggle: We send you greetings, from the indigenous and Zapatista women that we are. Perhaps you remember that at our First…

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La Caracola and the color of the Earth

By: Carlos Fazio In February, the Zapatista women announced from the mountains of the Mexican southeast the suspension of the Second International Meeting for Women in Struggle, scheduled for next March in their regional territories. One of the reasons given…

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