Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Rights


EZLN and CNI In Solidarity with the Yaqui Tribe

Communiqué of the CCRI-CG of the EZLN and the National Indigenous Congress in Solidarity with the Yaqui Tribe To the Yaqui Tribe,                                    …

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9 Indigenous Prisoners and Zapatista Supporters Free!

Nine Indigenous Free In Chiapas; Patishtán Will Continue A Prisoner  ** The governor, Manuel Velasco Coello, went to the prison By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, July 4, 2013 It is the third time that Alberto…

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Moisés: Little Zapatista Schools in the Communities Are Full

Space in the Communities for the Little Zapatista School is Full ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO  June 2013. To: adherents to the Sixth in Mexico and the World: To: those invited to the little Zapatista School: From: Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés….

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EZLN Announces Indigenous Seminar

Indigenous Organizations and the EZLN create the Traveling Seminar: “Tata Juan Chávez Alonso” JUNE 3, 2013 TRAVELING SEMINAR “TATA JUAN CHÁVEZ ALONSO” June 2013. We are the Indians that we are, we are peoples, we are Indians.
We want to continue…

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Zapatista News Summary – May 2013

  MAY 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY         In Chiapas 1. News Update on Alberto Patishtan – On May 31, the FPDT (Atenco), Las Abejas and Alberto Patishtan’s son, Hector, released a short documentary on YouTube about Alberto’s case….

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Resumen de noticias de los zapatistas – Abril de 2013

Abril DE 2013 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Asesinato político de líder pro-zapatista en San Sebastian Bachajón – El miércoles 24 de abril, Juan Vázquez Gómez, líder de los pro-zapatistas en San Sebastian Bachajon, fue asesinado…

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Juan Vázquez Assassinated in Bachajón, Chiapas

Bachajón Ejido Owners Demand that Juan Vázquez Guzman’s Death Not Be Left Unpunished ** The indigenous leader “and Other Campaign” adherent was assassinated Wednesday ** They warn that the struggle over the defense of land and the natural springs “will…

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Chiapas March for Alberto Patishtán’s Freedom

Tzotzils and Teachers March for Patishtán’s Freedom   ** They ask the magistrates “not to continue staining his dignity” ** “Justicia in México is in reverse,” Las Abejas complaint By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, April 19, 2013 In…

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Paramilitarism, Armed Groups and Community Self Defense

[As this article explains, violence from organized crime and the Drug War in Mexico is rampant in a number of Mexican states. Some indigenous communities have policed themselves for some time, but more and more communities are now taking up…

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October 2012 Resumen de noticias sobre los zapatistas

OCTUBRE DEL 2012 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Las Abejas denuncian la reactivación de grupos paramilitares – Las Abejas de Acteal, una organización de la sociedad civil, denunció la reactivación del grupo paramilitar Mascara Roja en…

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