Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Megaprojects


CNI-EZLN support Yaqui resistance

JOINT COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CNI AND THE EZLN SUPPORTING THE DIGNIFIED RESISTANCE OF THE YAQUI TRIBE October 2016 To the Yaqui Tribe, To the peoples and governments of the world, As the original peoples who make up the National Indigenous…

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CNI, EZLN and the power from below

By: Neil Harvey* The recent comunicado from the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), “May the earth tremble at its core,” published on enlacezapatista.org, has the virtue of placing at the center of attention the…

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CNI-EZLN: May the earth tremble at its core

MAY THE EARTH TREMBLE AT ITS CORE To the peoples of the world To the free means of communication To the National and International Sixth [la Sexta Nacional e Internacional] Brought together by the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of…

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EZLN and CNI delegates call for closing ranks

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Chiapas, Mexico This Tuesday some 500 delegates of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the EZLN’s military commanders initiated the fifth national gathering where they will analyze the national political situation, because they warned that…

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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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