Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Resistance


Pantelhó residents take over municipal council headquarters

Control. In the early hours of this Tuesday, residents took control of the municipal council’s offices. Above Photo: Isaín Mandujano By: Isaín Mandujano PANTELHÓ Chiapas (apro) In plain view of the Mexican Army and National Guard (NG), thousands of indigenous…

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Aerial Zapatismo

By: Hermann Bellinghausen The first known attack of the Zapatista air force occurred at dawn of the century, January 3, 2000, on the outskirts of the Amador Hernández ejido, in the depths of the Lacandón Jungle. The second is about…

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Pantelhó, narco-paramilitaries and indigenous self-defense

Above photo: Simón Pedro Pérez López By: Luis Hernández Navarro They executed Simón Pedro Pérez López at the market in Simojovel, Chiapas. The crime was the work of a professional. From a moving motorcycle, a hitman (sicario) shot him in…

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Popular self-defense group emerges in Pantelhó against organized crime

Above photo: El Machete Self-Defense group in Pantelhó “OUR PATIENCE IS EXHAUSTED, THEY HAVE KILLED 200 OF OUR PEOPLE” By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas Chiapas A group called “Autodefensas del pueblo El Machete” (El Machete Peoples’ Self-Defense…

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They liberate the 17 students and 2 displaced indigenous people, but prohibit political activism

By: Isaín Mandujano Today, a control judge of the El Amate Prison issued the binding to criminal proceedings of the 17 teachers college students (normalistas) and 2 displaced indigenous people, but granted them the precautionary measure of facing their proceedings…

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New police eviction of Mactumactzá students

Chiapas police during the withdrawal of Mactumactzá Rural Teachers School students Photo: Juan Carlos Santiago Hernández By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas “The police came to attack us, to repress us,” a member of the student committee…

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74 Mactumactzá Women Released

Demonstrations in support of the Mactumactzá students. By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The 74 students from the Mactumactzá Rural Normal School, (a teachers college for indigenous and campesino students), arrested on May 18 were released yesterday…

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AGAINST THE REPRESSION OF THE BAD GOVERNMENTS, 
SUPPORT TO MACTUMACTZÁ RURAL TEACHERS SCHOOL IN
 CHIAPAS AND TO THE TEPEHUANO AND WIXÁRIKA PEOPLES IN JALISCO

CNI-CIG and EZLN May 2021 To the Mactumactzá Rural Teachers School, Chiapas: To the Tepehuano and Wixárika peoples of San Lorenzo de Azqueltán, Jalisco: To the human rights organizations and collectives: To the National and International Sixth: To the communications…

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They demand the freedom of those arrested for demonstrating against the National Guard barracks

Ejido residents of San Jerónimo Bachajón and San Sebastián Bachajón make a denunciation. Photo: courtesy of Frayba *The Tseltal people have attended seven hearings with state government authorities to demand the freedom of the ejido residents charged, but as of…

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In Chiapas, Santa Martha attacks Aldama again over “agrarian conflict”

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The mayor of Aldama, Adolfo López Gómez, denounced that yesterday the residents of the neighboring Santa Martha ejido, belonging to Chenalhó municipality, fired up to five high-caliber weapons against four towns…

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