Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Counterinsurgency


Juan Vázquez Assassinated in Bachajón, Chiapas

Bachajón Ejido Owners Demand that Juan Vázquez Guzman’s Death Not Be Left Unpunished ** The indigenous leader “and Other Campaign” adherent was assassinated Wednesday ** They warn that the struggle over the defense of land and the natural springs “will…

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October 2012 Resumen de noticias sobre los zapatistas

OCTUBRE DEL 2012 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Las Abejas denuncian la reactivación de grupos paramilitares – Las Abejas de Acteal, una organización de la sociedad civil, denunció la reactivación del grupo paramilitar Mascara Roja en…

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Frayba: Recent Elections Fragmented Chiapas Communities

[Below is an article about a report from the Frayba Human Rights Center. It confirms and elaborates what our delegation learned in March 2011 about the massive infusion of money to divide Zapatista and Other Campaign communities. An excerpt from…

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Zapatista News Summary for October 2012

OCTOBER 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Las Abejas (the Bees) Denounced the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups – Las Abejas of Acteal, a civil society organization, denounced the reactivation of the paramilitary group, Mascara Roja, in Chenalhó Municipality. They…

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Resumen de Noticias sobre los Zapatistas – Septiembre del 2012

[Por favor, disculpe el retraso. Estábamos muy ocupad@s por la celebración el 14 de octubre.] SEPTIEMBRE DEL 2012 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Paramilitares causan desalojo de 2 comunidades Zapatistas: Comandante Abel y Unión Hidalgo –…

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Summary of Current EZLN Conflicts

PRI and PVEM Groups Invade Zapatistas and Stir Up Agrarian Conflicts   ** EZLN sympathizers have not gone through the process of titling their lands because of being in resistance ** To the land grabs by political parties are added paramilitary…

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Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups In Chiapas

[Editors’ Note: The conflict in Chiapas is intensifying with the re-emergence of paramilitary conflicts.] Las Abejas Denounces the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups in Chenalhó  ** The organization reports that an indigenous Zapatista support base was shot one month ago **…

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Zapatista News Summary for September 2012

SEPTEMBER 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Paramilitaries Cause Displacement from 2 Zapatista Communities: Comandate Abel and Union Hidalgo – On September 7, the Good Government Junta in the Caracol of Roberto Barrios denounced that paramilitaries invaded and fired…

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ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY for MAY 2012

MAY 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. Campaign To Free Alberto Patishtan and Francisco Santiz Lopez – The Fray Bartolome de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) in Chiapas called for an intense national and international campaign to win…

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Chiapas Communities Reject Adventure Tourism Project

Chiapas Communities Reject Adventure Tourist Project  ** Foresee construction of lodging on the lakeshore ** For the indigenous, the current management of visitors is self-sufficient, they say By: Hermann Bellinghausen Laguna (Lake) Miramar, Chiapas, May 26, 2012 The large and…

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