Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Paramilitary Violence


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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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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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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New ORCAO attack on Zapatista community

 By: Chiapas Paralelo The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center demanded guarantying the life and integrity of the Support Bases and respect for Zapatista autonomy, after receiving information from the Patria Nueva Good Government Junta in Ocosingo, in…

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Shelter in Solidarity: Support the Zapatista Communities

Dear Family & Friends of the Chiapas Support Committee, WE ARE INVITING YOU TO JOIN US —during one of the most challenging of years— in people-to-people solidarity with the Zapatista communities. The pandemic provides one of the most revolutionary of…

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The terror in Chiapas communities doesn’t stop: Red TDT

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas Upon concluding a three-day tour through communities of the North, Highlands and Coast of Chiapas, members of the Civil Observation Mission, composed of organizations belonging to the All Rights for Everyone…

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Chenalhó Paramilitaries injure Aldama resident with gunshots, the mayor denounces

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Yesterday, members of “paramilitary-style armed groups” in Santa Martha, Chenalhó, shot and injured an inhabitant of Aldama, Mayor Adolfo López Gómez reported. “Andrés Jiménez Pérez, 39, a native of San Pedro…

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November in Aldama

By: Luis Hernández Navarro In November, the coffee trees of Aldama, Chiapas, wear red. The aromatic cherries reach their optimum maturity. Right then, growers must collect the beans by hand, one by one, leaving the green ones for later. If…

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Chiapas: War and Peace

By: Raúl Romero On November 8, around 3:30 pm, Felix Hernández López – a support base for the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) – was returning to his home when he was attacked by 20 paramilitaries belonging to the Regional…

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