Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Territory


The Incessant Militarization of Indigenous Communities

Daliri Oropeza brings us an account of the ongoing process of militarization of indigenous communities, the effects it has on peoples and organized resistance to stop it. By: Daliri Oropeza There is a history of militarization of indigenous peoples in…

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Indigenous peoples continue struggling for their rights and survival

By: Carolina Gómez Mena, Fernando Camacho and Jessica Xantomila After 530 years since the arrival of the Europeans on the American continent, the struggle of the indigenous peoples for their territories and their survival continues, in an atmosphere where the…

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Threat of mining activities without prior consultation in Chicomuselo, Chiapas

By: Chiapas Paralelo The Movement in Defense of Life and Territory (Modevite), expresses its concern faced with the context of insecurity and violence given the latent threat of reactivating mining activities in the municipality of Chicomuselo, Chiapas, originating from the…

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Take Action: Pressure the Mexican government stop the paramilitary violence against Zapatista & Indigenous communities in Chiapas

Statement of Solidarity with the BAEZLN, FrayBa, and  BriCOs Turtle Island – United States of America  July 2022 To the Mexican General Consulates in the United States, We, the everyday people from below, the children, mothers, and elders, Native and…

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The long march of the Wixárika

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Over 32 days, more than 200 members of the Wuaut+a-Kuruxi Manuwe (San Sebastían Teponahuaxtlán and its annex Tuxpan de Bolaños), located in the municipality of Mezquitic, Jalisco, walked 900 kilometers to arrive in Mexico City, visit…

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HOMÚN MEGA PIG FARM WILL REMAIN CLOSED

April 19, 2022 By: Indignation The mega pig farm in Homún will remain closed until the amparo lawsuit brought on behalf by girls and boys of Homún concludes. The Second District Judge, Rogelio Leal Mota applied international standards at the…

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Non-stop “bullet baths” against Tsotsils in Aldama

Above: Cocó community, Aldama, Chiapas – Photo: EFE, Carlos Lopez By:  Hermann Bellinghausen The daily life of violence can anesthetize public opinion, but not those who suffer it every day. Not one day goes by without bullet baths against more…

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Neoindigenism and the 4T

By: Gilberto López y Rivas In these times of the Fourth Transformation (4T), [1] in which the head of the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples (INPI), Adelfo Regino, former advisor to the EZLN during the San Andres dialogue, criminalizes the…

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Emergency Appeal: Stand with the Indigenous & Zapatista Communities to Stop the Paramilitary Violence

The Chiapas Support Committee is inviting you to join us in taking urgent action NOW to stand in solidarity with Indigenous and Zapatista communities in Chiapas. The Indigenous communities are being attacked by paramilitary forces in collusion with and support…

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Ominous silence of the Mexican Government in the face of attacks on Zapatistas

New attacks against Nuevo San Gregorio Autonomous Zapatista Community Violence towards the Zapatista autonomous communities has been constant and has escalated as part of the “La Extemporánea” delegation concludes its Tour for Life in Europe. The Good Government Junta “New…

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