Chiapas Support Committee

Category: EZLN


The History of Dolores Hidalgo, according to Marcos

[In August 2005, the community of Dolores Hidalgo, now one of the EZLN’s new caracoles, hosted a preparatory meeting for the Other Campaign. The late figure of SCI Marcos gave an opening speech that included the words below.] Compañeros and…

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They broke the siege and extended their autonomous territory!

 By: Gilberto López y Rivas On August 17, 2019, the insurgent subcomandante Moisés, spokesman of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), published a historic communique in which this organization is accountable to the CNI-CIG, its spokeswoman, organizations, collective groups…

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Film screening: “The Wanted 18”

FILM, SPEAKER, POPCORN  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2019 – 5:30 – 8:00 pm  OMNI COMMONS, 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND CA 94609 Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, “The Wanted 18” recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli…

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The Zapatistas announce a gathering of women who struggle

THE EZLN CONVOKES A GATHERING  IN DEFENSE OF WOMEN By; Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) convoked the second International Gathering of Women who Struggle, to be…

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From the Notebook of the Cat-Dog:

Preparations for the Puy Ta Cuxlejaltic Film Festival, a CompArte Focused on Dance, and the Second International Gathering of Women who Struggle Twenty-six years ago, in 1993, the Zapatista women wrote the “Women’s Revolutionary Law.” In one of the articles…

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La Caracola and the color of the Earth

By: Carlos Fazio In February, the Zapatista women announced from the mountains of the Mexican southeast the suspension of the Second International Meeting for Women in Struggle, scheduled for next March in their regional territories. One of the reasons given…

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Autonomous Municipalities and 40 years of resistance

Juan Trujillo Limones “We clearly told the government in 1994 that the people are going to rule in Chiapas,” commented the indigenous Tojolabal Aurelio on that summer morning, while he mixed the cement for repairing the wall of the secondary…

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The third expansion of Zapatismo

THE EZLN ANNOUNCED THE EXPANSION OF ITS ZONE OF SELF-GOVERNMENT. By: Raúl Zibechi August 23, 2019 Despite being surrounded by the Mexican Army, the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) have managed to break the military, media…

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The Zapatista Caracoles

By: Raúl Romero* On December 19, 1994, the general command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish) announced that as a result of the campaign called “Peace with Justice and Dignity for Indigenous Peoples,” and with…

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EZLN: Images of the Rupture of the Siege II (and last) from August 17, 2019

Sup Galeano’s Note: Here should be photos in video from the different CRAREZ that were created with the rupture of the siege from August 17, 2019. It’s probable that this video may be eliminated by Mr. YouTube, who demands that…

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