Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Counterinsurgency


Militarization, the highest phase of extractivism

By Raúl Zibechi The growing militarization of our societies is a clear sign of the autumnal phase of the patriarchal capitalist system. The system gave up on integrating the popular classes, and no longer even aspires to dialogue with them, but…

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Frayba makes an urgent call for solidarity

  THEY DENOUNCE PRESENCE OF NATIONAL GUARD IN ARMED ATTACKS ON ALDAMA COMMUNITIES From the Editors Mexico City | Desinformémonos The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) reported more than 40 attacks with high-caliber firearms against the…

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Stop Paramilitary Violence in San Antonio Bulujib, Chilon, Chiapas

MARCH 15, 2021 TO THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO TO THE NETWORKS OF RESISTANCE AND REBELLION TO THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SIXTH TO THE MEDIA. TO THE HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS. TO THE ORGANIZATIONS IN DEFENSE OF THE TERRITORY AND MOTHER EARTH….

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The National Guard enters an EZLN community

By: Chiapas Paralelo With the excuse of verifying a complaint about the existence of “pirate” radio antennas, a National Guard (NG) convoy, with 500 members, entered into a community of Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN)…

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In Chiapas, Santa Martha attacks Aldama again over “agrarian conflict”

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The mayor of Aldama, Adolfo López Gómez, denounced that yesterday the residents of the neighboring Santa Martha ejido, belonging to Chenalhó municipality, fired up to five high-caliber weapons against four towns…

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Frayba: the Government continues without recognizing the Army’s human rights violations in Chiapas

By: Desinformémonos Editors Mexico City The Mexican government continues without recognizing the grave human rights violations committed by the Mexican Army in the implementation of the Chiapas 94 Campaign Plan, Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba). To…

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The February betrayal, a sign of the war that continues

By: Pedro Faro Navarro* It wasn’t the EZLN that broke the dialogue and re-started the war. It was the government. It wasn’t the EZLN that feigned political well while it prepared the military and treacherous blow. It was the government….

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The war of attrition against the Zapatista communities

 The strategy of the Andrés Manuel López Obrador Government is completed with the installation of new camps and National Guard bases in the Ocosingo region, which goes hand in hand with the reactivation of armed groups such as the ORCAO…

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Indigenous people file suit against National Guard over construction of barracks in Chilón

By: Editor, Yessica Morales Photo: Maya Tseltal people in Chilón municipality have undertaken a legal battle against the militarization of their territory. The Tseltal people asked for protection from federal justice against the construction of the National Guard barracks and…

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The Maya Train and the Mexican State versus the UN

By: Magdalena Gómez Six rapporteurs of special human rights procedures sent the Mexican State, through the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, a document in which they expressed “grave concerns” about the Maya Train on issues…

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