Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Las Abejas


First Declaration from Zapatista Exchange

First Declaration from the Exchange between the National Indigenous Congress and the Zapatista National Liberation Army on the Repression Against Our Peoples CNI – EZLN: We do not forget our dead, imprisoned, and disappeared. The war against our indigenous peoples…

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The State organizes violence in Chiapas: TPP

THERE HAS BEEN STATE VIOLENCE AGAINST THE ZAPATISTAS, the PERMANENT TRIBUNAL of the PEOPLES CONCLUDES By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, July 19, 2014 In El Limonar community, in the jungle north of Ocosingo, they held…

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Zapatista News Summary for August 2013

AUGUST 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Around 1700 Students Attend “Little Zapatista Schools” – From August 12 to 16, around 1700 students attended the “Little Zapatista Schools” (Escuelitas), to learn about Freedom According to the Zapatistas. Prior to…

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Paramilitaries Re-Emerge Near Site of Acteal Massacre

PARAMILITARIES RE-EMERGE NEAR SITE OF ACTEAL MASSACRE by: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez “We fear another massacre; we know that the police can again train the paramilitaries, who are active, and can extend the violence to other communities,” Las Abejas representatives from…

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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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Zapatista News Summary for October 2012

OCTOBER 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Las Abejas (the Bees) Denounced the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups – Las Abejas of Acteal, a civil society organization, denounced the reactivation of the paramilitary group, Mascara Roja, in Chenalhó Municipality. They…

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Resumen de Noticias sobre los Zapatistas – Septiembre del 2012

[Por favor, disculpe el retraso. Estábamos muy ocupad@s por la celebración el 14 de octubre.] SEPTIEMBRE DEL 2012 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Paramilitares causan desalojo de 2 comunidades Zapatistas: Comandante Abel y Unión Hidalgo –…

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Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups In Chiapas

[Editors’ Note: The conflict in Chiapas is intensifying with the re-emergence of paramilitary conflicts.] Las Abejas Denounces the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups in Chenalhó  ** The organization reports that an indigenous Zapatista support base was shot one month ago **…

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Zapatista News Summary – February 2012

FEBRUARY 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Seven More Released in Acteal Case – On February 1, 7 of the men convicted of murder and other crimes in the Acteal Massacre case were released from prison after serving 14…

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