Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Megaprojects


Zibechi: Communities stand up for life

By: Raúl Zibechi Dozens of communities in resistance from 17 states of Mexico started a long campaign that seeks to coordinate struggles, denounce extractivism and offer a space for mutual aid among those that are being attacked by capital and…

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Indigenous win lawsuit against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Superhighway

ANNOUNCE COURT ORDER AGAINST THE SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS-PALENQUE SUPERHIGHWAY    From the Editors of Desinformémonos  The amparo [1] against the San Cristóbal de las Casas-Palenque superhighway project, in Chiapas was granted to the Tsotsil community of Los Llanos last…

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EZLN-CNI Joint comunicado on Álvaro Obregón community

EZLN-CNI JOINT COMUNICADO ABOUT THE ATTACK ON THE COMMUNITY OF ÁLVARO OBREGÓN, OAXACA To the media To the solidarity organizations To the Human Rights organizations To the dignified Binizza community of Álvaro Obregón, Juchitán, Oaxaca Sisters and Brothers Our peoples,…

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60 Chiapas communities reject dam on the Usumacinta River

“According to researchers, the construction of dams across Mexico has displaced some 200, 000 people, while advocacy groups warn that the country’s new water law will just continue to make the situation worse. Many of Mexico’s 4, 462 dams registered…

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Gustavo Castro: Foreign Relations delayed his return

GUSTAVO CASTRO REPROACHES THE SRE’S DELAY IN ATTAINING HIS RETURN FROM HONDURAS By: José Antonio Román Gustavo Castro, the Mexican activist held almost a month in Honduras due to being a witness to the murder of Berta Cáceres, reproached the…

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Honduran government is preventing Gustavo Castro from leaving |Sign petition

[Please sign the Petition at bottom of post demanding Gustavo’s safety!] By: Hermann Bellinghausen Mexico City  Today, the environmental organization Otros Mundos A.C./ Friends of the Earth Mexico reported that Honduras authorities impeded Gustavo Castro Soto from leaving the country….

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Chiapas activist witnessed Berta Cáceres murder

By: Isaín Mandujano San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas (apro) – Mexican activist Gustavo Castro Soto [1] witnessed the murder this morning of the indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres, an attack perpetrated in her house located in the El Líbano neighborhood…

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EZLN: And meanwhile in the partisan communities

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY Mexico February 2016 To the compañer@s of the Sixth To whom it may concern Compas and non-compas: What we tell you comes from the very own voice of indigenous partisans that live in the different zones…

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People of Faith in resistance await Pope Francisco in Chiapas

BELIEVING PEOPLE IN RESISTANCE AWAIT POPE FRANCISCO IN CHIAPAS By: Enriqueta Lerma Rodríguez February 2, 2016 Beyond the condemning discourses about the Pope’s visit to Chiapas, accusing the event as a form of control of the masses that responds to…

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Thousands march in Chiapas for New Constitution

THOUSANDS MARCH in CHIAPAS to PROCLAIM “A NEW CONSTITUTION” By: Elio Henríquez, Correspondent San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Thousands of persons marched yesterday in this city to later participate in the public proclamation of the Citizen and Popular Constituent,…

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