Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Autonomy

Indigenous Zapatista Supporter Murdered in Chiapas

ASSASSINATE YOUNG INDIGENOUS LEADER IN CHILON, CHIAPAS By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, March 22, 2014 Juan Carlos Gómez Silvano, adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle from Chilón municipality, was assassinated this Friday…

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Ostula: Autonomy, Self-Defense, Natural Resources and Narcos

The community recuperation of Xayakalan on the Michoacán Coast is about their lands, guards and autonomy  All kinds of interests cross each other within their territory: the governments seek to implement highway projects that facilitate the shipment of merchandise and…

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Raúl Zibechi: Reclaiming the Strategic Debate

  RECLAIMING THE STRATEGIC DEBATE   By: Raúl Zibechi It seems evident that we are before a turn of history. What happens in the next few years, added to what is already happening, will have a long-term effect. What we…

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EZLN Governs 250,000 Indigenous Mexicans

EZLN Governs 250,000 Indigenous Mexicans Over the course of twenty years, the Zapatista insurgents have founded schools, hospitals, coffee exporting cooperatives, and even banks. Their model has also inspired the growth of community police forces, forest guards, and resistance movements…

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