Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Rights


Train wreck in the Mexican Southeast

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Months ago, in May 2019, the federal and state governments inaugurated the Wind Energy Park of the South and also the Architect Ignacio Chávez and the José Eduardo Ramírez Briseño electricity substations on the Isthmus of…

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United Nations-HR says: Maya Train consultation deficient

By: Ana Langner The process of indigenous consultation about the Maya Train has not complied with all the international standards in the matter, the Mexico Office of the United Nations High Commission on Human Rights (UN-HR) warned. As an observer…

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Words of the CCRI-CG of the EZLN on the 26th Anniversary

Words of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee-General Command of the EZLN, in the voice of Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, on the 26th Anniversary of the Start of the War Against Oblivion December 31, 2019.
January 1, 2020. Good afternoon, good morning, good…

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The Maya Train: the consultation and the dispossession

By: Carlos Fazio Preceded with a big campaign of media propaganda and “field work” of officials from the National Fund for Tourism Promotion and the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples, yesterday, December 15, the “participatory consultation” on the Maya Train…

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The 4T and the yes or yes for the Train they call Maya

By: Magdalena Gómez The final phase of the meteoric consultation organized by the federal government around the Train that they call Maya will take place on December 14 and 15. There are several substantive considerations that supporting the irregularities of…

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Feminists and original peoples orient our steps

By: Raúl Zibechi The streets of Santiago, Chile remain occupied by thousands of people who don’t abandon them, despite the repression and not because of the pact signed between the government and the opposition to demobilize the protests. We’re talking…

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Consultation for the Maya Train will start December 14

By: Chiapas Paralelo * It will be the National Tourism Fund and the Secretary of the Treasury who will analyze the final cost, but it is estimated that the figure will be between 120 and 150 billion pesos. It’s worth remembering…

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The insurrection in Chile and Mapuche dispossession

By: Edgars Martínez* The so-called paradise of neoliberalism in Latin America burns in flames since 10 days ago. These are times of convulsions on a global scale and the ones causing such symptoms are the oppressed of Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras,…

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Since the start of 4T, repression against indigenous peoples increased, Marichuy denounces in Spain

By: Armando G. Tejeda Madrid María de Jesús Patricio, Marichuy, is on tour through Basque and Spanish cities with the charge from the National Indigenous Congress (Congreso Nacional Indígena, CNI) of denouncing the “increase in repression, murders and harassment” against…

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The 85th anniversary of the march that created Tila

  *Almost a century after they marched from the municipality to the Chiapas capital, residents remembered the feat of their great-grandparents by bringing forward the creation of the municipality  Residents of the municipality of Tila celebrated the 85th anniversary of…

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