Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


Residents denounce uncontrolled paramilitary violence in Chenalhó

By: Hermann Bellinghausen At least 25 deaths, dozens of injured and thousands of displaced is the recent result of a conflict caused by the civilian armed groups in Santa Martha, municipality of Chenalhó, Chiapas, against families of Zapatista support bases…

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El dolor de Acteal (Acteal’s Pain)

By: Luis Hernández Navarro A young woman carries in her hands the photograph of a little six-year old girl framed in wood. It’s a portrait of Silvia Pérez Luna. In the lower part can be seen the date of her…

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Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools

Join us in a solidarity action: Be the dream! Support Zapatista parents & children build schools Dear Friends & Supporters of the Chiapas Support Committee, Our warmest wishes to you in this season of holidays filled with joyous struggles for…

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Displaced return to Chavajebal

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas The more than 1,700 indigenous people displaced from the community of Chavajebal, El Bosque municipality, for fear of being attacked by an armed group, returned to their homes this Saturday, after…

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Chomsky: Central Americans flee from horror the US created

From the Editorial Staff Members of the Migrant Caravan are fleeing from the misery and the horrors the United States created, the linguist, philosopher and political scientist Noam Chomsky pointed out in an interview with Democracy Now, in which he…

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EZLN, CNI and CIG: Joint communiqué rejecting the new airport and supporting migrants

Joint Communiqué from the CNI, CIG, and EZLN Rejecting the NAIM (New International Airport of Mexico) and in Support and Solidarity with Migrant Populations October 26, 2018 En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2018/10/26/comunicado-conjunto-del-cni-el-cig-y-el-ezln-en-rechazo-al-megaproyecto-del-naim-y-en-apoyo-y-solidaridad-con-las-poblaciones-migrantes/ To the People of Mexico: To the People of the…

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The new Honduran exodus

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Honduras, wrote Gregorio Selser, is a republic rented to the empire; it is the United States aircraft carrier in Central America. Today it is also a flagship of the continental narco-politics that carries water. The thousands…

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Migrant caravan breaks through Mexico’s fence

By: Rodrigo Soberanes Tecún Umán, Guatemala And when she opened her eyes, she thought she was in Mexico. When the young Honduran woman, who had fainted, opened her eyes, Mexico was now within her reach because the Migrant Caravan was breaking…

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AMLO, the Army and ’68 / AMLO, el Ejército y el 68

En español: https://www.jornada.com.mx/2018/10/02/opinion/023a1pol By: Luis Hernández Navarro There is a divorce between the Army and an enormous portion of Mexican society. The role that the armed forces played in the repression of the student movement and in the massacre on…

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The IACHR orders the Trump government to protect 572 immigrant children

By: Emir Olivares Alonso The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) [1] ordered the United States government to implement precautionary measures in favor of the 572 immigrant underage minors that have been victims of the “zero tolerance” policy implemented by…

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