Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Human Rights


The Racist Contempt of the Wise

The Racist Contempt of the Wise By Sergio Rodriguez Lascano One of the most base characteristics in the theoretical thinking of the left locates the proposals, concepts, analysis, tendencies, and theories that come from below as folklore—produced by those who…

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Zibechi: They assassinate journalists to discipline the media

By: Raúl Zibechi They are not, they cannot be, the collateral and undesired effects of the war on drugs. Critical journalists are one of the objectives; not the only one, because the principal target continues to be those below that…

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IACHR finds the State responsible for death of Tzeltal

By: José Antonio Román The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) concluded that the Mexican State is responsible for violating the right to life of the Tzeltal Gilberto Jiménez Hernández, executed at the hands of members of the Army in…

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Word Movement: Poets against war & racism

Poets against War & Racism | Poetas contra la guerra y el racismo Poets Amira Ali Arnoldo Colibrí Hummingbird Rafael Jesús Gonzalez with Gerardo Omar Marín Invited poets & performers Open mic. Update with short new video on the Congreso Nacional Indígena congress…

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Juan Villoro: Mexico is a gigantic necropolis after 10 years of the drug war

By: Juan Paullier / BBC Mundo December 19, 2016 Juan Villoro doesn’t hesitate. Witch hunts, great irresponsibility, and total failure. Upon completing 10 years last December 11 from the start of the so-called War against Drug Trafficking in Mexico, the…

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Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet

[Admin Note: The Mexican press is worried and anxious about Trump’s election, to put it mildly! Here’s a little taste of what they’re saying.] _ .. _ Donald Trump names three extremists to his future cabinet: Jeff Sessions, Attorney General;…

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A talk on Indigenous Struggles for Autonomy & Rights in Chiapas

En español con interpretación al inglés (ver abajo) Walking together: INDIGENOUS STRUGGLES FOR AUTONOMY & RIGHTS IN CHIAPAS & OTHER STRUGGLES Chiapas Support Committee Invites you to a talk with Luisella Preciado from the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center,…

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CNI-EZLN: That the earth re-tremble in her centers

THAT THE EARTH RETREMBLE IN HER CENTERS To the peoples of the world To the free means of communication To the National and International Sixth [la Sexta Nacional e Internacional] Brought together by the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of…

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10 Years since the repression in San Salvador Atenco

By: Javier Salinas Cesáreo, Correspondent San Salvador Atenco, Mexico Yesterday, the Peoples Front in Defense of Land (FPDT) commemorated the tenth anniversary of the repression and occupation of San Salvador Atenco community by federal forces. On that occasion they arrested…

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The GIEI’s Tsunami

By: Magdalena Gómez The second and last report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the Group’s initials in Spanish) opened with the assertion that there is no evidence that the normalistas had links with organized crime and discards…

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