Chiapas Support Committee

Category: EZLN


Moisés Gandhi autonomous community denounces armed attack from ORCAO

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Ajmaq Network of Resistance and Rebellion denounced that members of the Regional Organization of Ocosingo Coffee Growers (ORCAO, its initials in Spanish) “once again began armed attacks against the support…

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Altamirano residents resort to armed self-defense to shake off the caciques

Above Photo is a screen shot taken from the armed self-defense group’s video. By: Angeles Mariscal In Altamirano, the municipality located in the jungle zone of Chiapas, the Kanter family has governed since 2002. The men of the family and…

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They demand forming a municipal council in Altamirano

Above Photo: La Jornada – In an assembly held on September 24, hundreds of residents of Altamirano, Chiapas, demanded forming a municipal council, thereby rejecting that Gabriela Roque Tipacamú, of the Green Party, govern the place.  By: Elio Henríquez San…

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ORCAO, the paramilitary arm  

Above: The mural ORCAO destroyed in Ricardo Flores Magón autonomous Zapatista municipality By: Luis Hernández Navarro Just last September 11, two Zapatista authorities from the Patria Nueva good government junta, of Caracol 10 (Ocosingo), José Antonio Sánchez Juárez and Sebastián…

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Words of the Zapatista communities on the Occasion of the March Against the Destruction of Nature

Above photo: EZLN, CNI and FPDTA in the climate strike protest in Vienna, Austria on September 24 In Vienna, Austria. In the voice of compañera Libertad, on September 24, 2021 Good afternoon. This is our own little word in a…

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The Chiapas hell

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The Mexican southeast is key in the 4T’s political-territorial project. Three of its large megaprojects are located there: Train Maya, the Trans-Isthmus Corridor and the Dos Bocas refinery. Additionally, many resources for social programs are concentrated…

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Chiapas on the Brink of Civil War

Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee-General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico September 19, 2021 To the People of Mexico: To the Peoples of the World: To the National and International Sixth: A Europe of Below and…

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The EZLN Breaks the Racist Siege for Now

By: Magdalena Gómez The 177-member Zapatista airborne company, called The Extemporaneous (La Extemporánea), took off from Mexico City yesterday bound for Vienna, Austria, with a stopover in Madrid. It was not easy to overcome the structural racism related to the…

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Chenalhó armed group murders a member of the EZLN

By: Angeles Mariscal Above Photo by Ángeles Mariscal: Xuxch´en, Aldama, the hometown of Domingo, the Zapatista murdered by armed civilians from Chenalhó. Domingo was returning from San Andrés Larráinzar, with his family and other members of the communities that make…

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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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