Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Rights


The Morelos “consulta” was not legal

By:Yadira Llaven, La Jornada de Oriente Puebla, Puebla The first and second collegiate tribunals in administrative matters found in favor of eight communities of Puebla, Morelos and Tlaxcala that are opposed to the Morelos Integral Project (Proyecto Integral Morelos, PIM)…

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2 More Indigenous leaders murdered in Guerrero!

COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE INDIGENOUS and POPULAR COUNCIL OF GUERRERO – EMILIANO ZAPATA (CIPOG-EZ) ON THE RECENT MURDER OF OUR BROTHERS BARTOLO HILARIO MORALES AND ISAÍAS XANTECO AHUEJOTE Twenty days after the cowardly murder of our brothers Lucio Bartolo Faustino and…

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The San Cristóbal-Palenque highway is back and so is the resistance

By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez The San Cristobal-Palenque highway is key to an elaborate tourism development plan, the Palenque Integral Center (CIP, its initials in Spanish), which includes a lush green jungle area in the northern zone of Chiapas, the Agua…

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Frayba denounces militarization in Zapatista Territory

THE MEXICAN STATE INCREASES THE MILITARIZATION IN ZAPATISTA TERRITORY Five years after the unpunished extrajudicial execution of José Luis Solís López, teacher Galeano, during an attack on the autonomous Zapatista project, in the community of La Realidad, the Mexican State…

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8 more municipalities reject the San Cristóbal-Palenque Highway

By: Chiapas Paralelo The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite), which is composed of believing people in the parishes of Yajalón, Candelaria, Huixtán, Oxchuc, Ocosingo, Altamirano, Chilón, Sitalá and Chicomuselo, unite in rejection of the construction of the…

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Oxchuc elects its municipal president through uses and customs

Without parties or ballot boxes  By: Isaín Mandujano This Saturday, indigenous Tseltals of Oxchuc, elected their new mayor for the next three years under the regimen of a new normative system of uses and customs, by raised hand, after four…

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CNI-CIG: The Chinameca Declaration

COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNMENT COUNCIL; 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA To the peoples of Mexico and the World Today, April 10, 2019, Chinameca and Amilcingo, Morelos, are homes to the…

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Message from the Zapatista National Liberation Army

MESSAGE FROM THE ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 100 YEARS AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF GENERAL EMILIANO ZAPATA ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO To the relatives and friends of Samir Flores Soberanes: To the Amilcingo Resistance Assembly: To the Peoples’ Front in…

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Burial without a corpse

By: Gustavo Esteva The funeral of neoliberalism was decreed, but we do not know which corpse they will bury. President López Obrador once again showed his desire to liquidate the neoliberal era, to which he rightly attributes a large amount…

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EZLN and CNI-CIG on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec referendum

COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CNI-CIG AND THE EZLN: Another Simulated Referendum to Justify Megaproject Development on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec To the people of Mexico: To the people of the world: To the CIG Support Networks: To the Networks of Resistance…

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