Chiapas Support Committee

Category: EZLN


Summary of Current EZLN Conflicts

PRI and PVEM Groups Invade Zapatistas and Stir Up Agrarian Conflicts   ** EZLN sympathizers have not gone through the process of titling their lands because of being in resistance ** To the land grabs by political parties are added paramilitary…

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Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups In Chiapas

[Editors’ Note: The conflict in Chiapas is intensifying with the re-emergence of paramilitary conflicts.] Las Abejas Denounces the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups in Chenalhó  ** The organization reports that an indigenous Zapatista support base was shot one month ago **…

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Celebration in Honor of the Zapatistas and All Indigenous Peoples

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Community Forum on Mexico

Community Forum on Mexico Immigration * The Border            Drug War * Merida Initiative Mexico Peace Movement * Zapatistas * Thursday, July 12, 2012, 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 7 pm) Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists…

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IN HONOR of JUAN CHAVEZ

DON JUAN  By: Luis Hernández Navarro On March 28, 2001, Juan Chávez Alonso, Don Juan to his brothers and compañeros, addressed the Mexican Congress along with the Zapatista commanders and two other indigenous delegates. Wearing a hat, his trusty jacket, Purépecha coat and…

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Zapatista News Summary – February 2012

FEBRUARY 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Seven More Released in Acteal Case – On February 1, 7 of the men convicted of murder and other crimes in the Acteal Massacre case were released from prison after serving 14…

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Remembering 28 Years of the EZLN

EZLN: 28 Years of Persistence For An Ideal Jaime Martínez Veloz  On November 17, 1983, 28 years ago, a small nucleus of men and women arrived in the heart of the Lacandón Jungle, bringing with them an accumulation of dreams…

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History and Time Prove EZLN Right

History and Time Prove EZLN Right  By: Jaime Martínez Veloz Para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/11/04/opinion/024a1pol On February 16, 1996, the federal government and the EZLN signed the agreement on matters of indigenous rights and culture. It was the first theme on…

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Child of Hunger Strikers Dies

A Child Dies In Chiapas While His Parents Fast For Freedom; Hunger Strike Reaches Critical Point On September 29, 11 indigenous prisoners in 3 Chiapas state prisons started a hunger strike and fast, demanding their freedom. Two more joined the…

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Solidarity With Chiapas Prisoners

To All Friends of Political Prisoners Everywhere: Eleven (11) political prisoners in Chiapas, Mexico, started a hunger strike and/or fast on September 29. 2 have already been released and 2 more have joined the protest. Their relatives started the occupation…

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