Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Dispossession


Inauguration of Zapatista Exchange with Indigenous Peoples of Mexico

INAUGURATION OF THE FIRST EXCHANGE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF MEXICO WITH THE ZAPATISTA PEOPLES The words of Comandante Tacho, on behalf of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command of the EZLN, at the Inauguration of the First…

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32 Zapatistas displaced in San Manuel

[San Manuel is the autonomous Zapatista municipality (municipio) with which we, the Chiapas Support Committee, have had a partnership (hermanamiento) for the last 12 years.] FRAYBA: ZAPATISTAS DISPLACED FACING RISK OF ATTACK San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, August 
4,…

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Zapatistas speak out on massacre in Gaza

ZAPATISTAS REPUDIATE THE MASSACRE OF PALESTINIAN PEOPLE   By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chis. (apro) – More than 300 representatives of indigenous peoples and some 1300 Zapatista support bases expressed their solidarity with the people of Palestine that are under…

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Chiapas: militarization and looting threaten Indigenous

Below is an interview with Victor Hugo López, Director of the Frayba Human Rights Center in Chiapas. It gives a good overview of the current situation the Indigenous Peoples are facing. CHIAPAS: MILITARIZATION AND LOOTING THREATEN INDIGENOUS By: Nancy Flores…

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San Salvador Atenco, in struggle again!

ATENCO, IN STRUGGLE AGAIN  By: Blanche Petrich Three hours was enough for an ejido assembly in San Salvador Atenco, last Sunday, June 1, to open the door to the sale and purchase of the lands that in the last 15…

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ARIC-ID and the Lacandóns paralyze Ocosingo

ARIC-ID AND THE LACANDÓNS “PARALYZE” OCOSINGO During the month of May, much attention was focused on Chiapas because of the La Realidad paramilitary attack in which Compañero Galeano was brutally murdered, as well as the subsequent homage to Galeano, the…

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A Possible Walmart Connection to San Sebastián Bachajón Dispossession?

RENDER HOMAGE TO DEFENSE OF LAND LEADERS MURDERED in CHILON, CHIAPAS ** They say the attempt to dispossess plots of land is for a toll road and a supercenter ** “Our struggle is peaceful, but we demand respect,” say the…

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EZLN Announces Activities for May and June 2014

The EZLN Announces Activities for May and June 2014 Zapatista National Liberation Army Mexico March 2014 To: The Sixth in Mexico and the World From: Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés Compañeras, compañeros and compañeroas of the Sixth: We send greetings from all…

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