Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Congreso Nacional Indigena


The EZLN announces mobilizations for its 39th anniversary

The EZLN was founded on November 17, 1983 in the Lacandón Jungle, in the municipality of Ocosingo. By: Gilberto Morales | El Heraldo de Chiapas Altamirano The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, EjércitoZapatista de Liberación Nacional), announces a mobilization to…

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Indigenous peoples continue struggling for their rights and survival

By: Carolina Gómez Mena, Fernando Camacho and Jessica Xantomila After 530 years since the arrival of the Europeans on the American continent, the struggle of the indigenous peoples for their territories and their survival continues, in an atmosphere where the…

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New! Grietas: A Journal of Zapatista Thought & Horizon

Introducing Grietas: A Journal of Zapatista Thought and Horizons, a new journal published by the Sexta Grietas Del Norte Network The first issue of Grietas journal, titled “Autonomy From Below and to the Left in the U.S.,”  takes up the topic of autonomy in…

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Stop the Repression of the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico!

To the Mexican people: To the peoples of the world: To the Sixth in Mexico and abroad: To the media: We denounce that on February 15 at approximately 1:20hrs, the repressive agents of the bad government including the National Guard,…

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Puebla police and the National Guard reclaim Bonafont plant

Workers clean the Bonafont water plant, reclaimed yesterday morning by members of the Puebla police, with the support of the National Guard, after evicting members of the Union of Peoples of Cholula who had renamed that space as the House…

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The Altepelmecalli in Puebla: from a Bonafont plant to a symbol of Resistance

The peoples’ struggle to stop the extraction of water will complete one year By: Hermann Bellinghausen Cuanalá, Puebla Resistance is breathed when one reaches it. A bottling plant used to operate on this central property in the semi-rural municipality of…

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CNI-CIG obtains provisional suspension of presidential agreement on mega-projects

By: Isaín Mandujano The National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Government Council (CNI-CIG) announced that a federal judge granted them a provisional suspension of the presidential agreement that declares the federal government’s public works and projects [matters] of public interest…

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Llamado al gobierno mexicano de poner fin y desmantelar guerra paramilitar contra comunidades indígenas y zapatistas

Alto a la guerra paramilitar contra las comunidades indígenas y zapatistas Alto a los megaproyectos e industrias extractivas en territorios indígenas y zapatistas To read the version in English, click here: End all Mexican Government support & disband the paramilitary…

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Brief chronology of paramilitary violence in Chiapas

In the last several years, and escalating during 2021, paramilitary attacks on indigenous communities where civilian Zapatista supporters and sympathizers live have intensified and they have done so with impunity. In September, the EZLN warned that the paramilitary violence was…

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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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