Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico Drug War


Ayotzinapa Report

THEY DIDN’T BURN THEM By: Blanche Petrich and Emir Olivares The report containing the alternative investigation that the Inter-disciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, its initials in Spanish) carried out into the Ayotzinapa Case –43 enforced disappearances, six murdered and…

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Obstacles to Indigenous Autonomy

OBSTACLES TO THE AUTONOMIES OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES By: Gilberto López y Rivas The autonomic processes that the indigenous peoples champion confront arduous obstacles and challenges, essential among them, the neoliberal capitalist State’s lack of will to open spaces for…

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Ayotzinapa, emblem of 21st century social order

Mexico: Ayotzinapa, Emblem of the Twenty-First Century Social Order By: Ana Esther Ceceña For Julio César Mondragón, in memoriam Ayotzinapa is an ominous emblem of the atrocities generated by contemporary capitalism. Ayotzinapa is anywhere in our world where a dissident voice…

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Mexicans connect anti-capitalist resistances

MEXICANS CONNECT ANTI-CAPITALIST RESISTANCES A surge of grassroots organizing for fundamental change is underway in Mexico. The September 26-27, 2014 police attack on students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college, which took place in Iguala, Guerrero, and the subsequent disappearance…

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U.N. Committee issues report on Mexico’s disappearances

U.N. URGES MEXICO TO CREATE AN ATTORNEY GENERAL’S UNIT AGAINST ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES By: Afp and Dpa (agencies) Geneva. The UN Committee against Enforced Disappearances [1] recommended to Mexico the creation of a “an attorney general’s unit specialized in investigating forced…

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Citizen groups propose new Constitution in Mexico

Proposal for a popular citizens convention to re-found Mexico By: Agencies In Mexico City, Bishop Raúl Vera López, activists, clergy, members of campesino, union and social organizations and survivors of the violence that envelops Mexico presented the initiative of a Popular Citizens…

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The Shipwreck of the Mexican State

THE SHIPWRECK OF THE MEXICAN STATE  By Rafael Barajas and Pedro Miguel Without drug money, the Mexican economy would collapse, which is why politics, economics and organized crime are entwined at the highest levels. That reality, underlying the students’ massacre,…

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Joint Declaration from the Festival of Rebellions and Resistances

DECLARATION FROM THE FIRST WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL OF RESISTANCE AND REBELLION AGAINST CAPITALISM To the peoples of the world: From Chiapas, Mexico, we send out our word to all those women and men from below, in the countryside and the city,…

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Raúl Zibechi: 2015, a critical and turbulent year

2015, A CRITICAL AND TURBULENT YEAR By: Raúl Zibechi 2014 ends with Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish relations with Cuba, after a half century of the blockade and attacks on the island’s sovereignty. The joy that this news stirs up…

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EZLN: On Ayotzinapa, the festival and hysteria…

ON AYOTZINAPA, THE FESTIVAL, AND HYSTERIA AS A METHOD OF ANALYSIS AND A GUIDE FOR ACTION Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés Zapatista National Liberation Army December 2014 To the compas of the National and International Sixth: To the National Indigenous Congress: To the family…

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