Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Counterinsurgency


Zapatista News Summary for June 2014

 JUNE 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. Sup Moisés Describes What Is Needed to Rebuild the Autonomous School and Clinic in La Realidad – In this communiqué Subcomandante Moisés describes in detail the materials and equipment necessary to rebuild…

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Guerrero: the siege against the CRAC-PC

GUERRERO: THE SIEGE AGAINST THE CRAC-PC By: Luis Hernández Navarro Relentlessly pursued by the government and internally divided, the community police and the systems of community justice of Guerrero are living through a grave crisis. Arbitrary arrests of its leaders…

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The Death of SupMarcos, a blow to revolutionary pride

THE DEATH OF SUP MARCOS, A BLOW TO REVOLUTIONARY PRIDE By: Raúl Zibechi The illuminating farewell of Subcomandante Marcos The farewell communiqué of Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, read in the early morning of 25 May in the Caracol of La Realidad, in front of thousands…

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Chiapas: militarization and looting threaten Indigenous

Below is an interview with Victor Hugo López, Director of the Frayba Human Rights Center in Chiapas. It gives a good overview of the current situation the Indigenous Peoples are facing. CHIAPAS: MILITARIZATION AND LOOTING THREATEN INDIGENOUS By: Nancy Flores…

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Securing Mexico’s Border with Central America

SECURING MEXICO’S BORDER WITH CENTRAL AMERICA By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez As the current wave of immigrant women and children from Central America brings more public attention to the issue of migration, we take a look at what’s happening to Mexico’s…

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San Salvador Atenco, in struggle again!

ATENCO, IN STRUGGLE AGAIN  By: Blanche Petrich Three hours was enough for an ejido assembly in San Salvador Atenco, last Sunday, June 1, to open the door to the sale and purchase of the lands that in the last 15…

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Farewell ceremony of Sub Marcos

THE FAREWELL CEREMONY OF SUB MARCOS By: Luis Hernández Navarro   Nothing is lost. All is transformed. The public reappearance and farewell of Subcomandante Marcos marks the end of an epoch in the Zapatista struggle. For a little more than…

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Xi’ Nich distances itself from conflict in the Lacandón Community Zone

XI’ NICH DISTANCES ITSELF FROM THE CONFLICT IN THE LACANDÓN COMMUNITY ZONE ** It classifies it as a violent organization and differs with its methods ** Its leader Gabriel Montoya, is responsible for the massacre in Viejo Velasco, it points…

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Zibechi: Social policies, ethics and the Zapatistas

SOCIAL POLICIES, ETHICS AND THE EZLN By: Raúl Zibechi Behind the cowardly murder of the teacher Galeano in La Realidad are the so-called “social policies” inspired in the “fight against poverty” sketched by the World Bank four decades ago, after…

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Call To Action in Support of the Zapatistas

AN ATTACK ON THE ZAPATISTAS IS AN ATTACK ON US ALL CALL TO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF THE ZAPATISTAS WEEK OF ACTION: MAY 18-24 (DAY OF REMEMBRANCE MAY 24) JUSTICE FOR GALEANO; STOP THE WAR AGAINST THE ZAPATISTA COMMUNITIES! CLICK…

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