Chiapas Support Committee

Category: EZLN


They document attacks on a Zapatista community in the Lacandón Jungle

Zapatistas of Nuevo San Gregorio By: Isaín Mandujano Today, a network of organizations, collectives and networks, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle, denounced the constant aggressions that an indigenous Zapatista community settled in the Chiapas jungle has…

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The Europe of Below and Aldama, Chiapas

In the streets of Vienna, a protest to demand the return of two kidnapped Zapatistas. By: Carlos Soledad* The state of Chiapas has become powder keg. On September 11, [2021] for example, members of the paramilitary organization ORCAO kidnapped the…

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Paramilitaries murder a resident of Aldama and injure a Zapatista

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Lorenzo Gómez Ruiz, an indigenous resident of Aldama municipality, was shot to death this Monday by paramilitary groups in Santa Martha community, Chenalhó municipality, the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human…

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Emergency Appeal: Stand with the Indigenous & Zapatista Communities to Stop the Paramilitary Violence

The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to join us in taking urgent action NOW to stand in solidarity with Indigenous and Zapatista communities in Chiapas. The Indigenous communities are being attacked by paramilitary forces in collusion with and support…

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From Europe they demand a stop to the violence in Aldama

Above Photo: “We are a people who live under a rain of shots from the armed groups of a paramilitary nature.” Courtesy: Luis Enrique Aguilar From: Yessica Morales, Editorial Staff In 2018, the attacks with high-caliber firearms intensified. At that…

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The Invisible fabric

Two Zapatista delegations of Maya descent visited Europe in 2021, and dedicated the majority of their journey to listening, and sharing words and experiences in intimacy. Here are some notes. We believe the conscious, organized struggle undertaken by a colonized…

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2021: A year of resistance for life in Latin America

By: Raúl Zibechi The parliament of Chubut province in southern Argentina, approved a law in favor of mining in December, but had to annul it a week later faced with a mass insurrection of the population. It’s one of the…

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Indigenous anti-capitalist resistance and the Zapatista journey

By: Magdalena Gomez Today, wherever we look at indigenous peoples, we will find the diversity of their resistance. Some, daily and punctual; others, strategic and long-range. At the same time, we will observe a similar pattern in the ongoing responses…

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Thank You

Zapatista Sixth Commission
 Coordinating Team for the Journey for Life: Europe Chapter December 14, 2021 To the organizations, movements, groups, collectives, original peoples and individuals from the different geographies of the land today known as “Slumil K´ajxemk´op”.[1] From the Zapatista…

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Ominous silence of the Mexican Government in the face of attacks on Zapatistas

New attacks against Nuevo San Gregorio Autonomous Zapatista Community Violence towards the Zapatista autonomous communities has been constant and has escalated as part of the “La Extemporánea” delegation concludes its Tour for Life in Europe. The Good Government Junta “New…

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