Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Mexico’s Social Movements


Highway accident of Marichuy and her team in BCS; 1 dead and at least 8 injured

  By: Antonio Heras and Raymundo León Mulegé, Baja California Sur (BCS) One of the three vehicles on the caravan of María de Jesús Patricio, spokesperson for the Indigenous Government Council (CIG, its initials in Spanish) and an aspirant to…

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The word of Marichuy

By: Luis Hernández Navarro We didn’t bring you caps, T-shirts, umbrellas, sandwiches or food supplies, María de Jesús Patricio says in some of the meetings on the tour she leads. What we bring is the word that they sent us…

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EZLN: 24 years of dignity and ethical congruence

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Last January 1 one more anniversary was completed of the uprising of the Zapatista Mayas by which the existence of an insurgent group in the majority composed of Indigenous was made public, and which based…

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Indigenous activist murdered in Cherán, Michoacán

ORGANIZED CRIME “BEHIND THE MURDER” OF CHERÁN ACTIVIST By: Ernesto Martínez Elorriaga Cherán, Michoacán Guadalupe Campanur Tapia, 32, “was very active in the community rounds, in the work of the forest guards and in the cultural workshops. And finally, she…

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EZLN: anniversary message

By: Magdalena Gómez The General Command of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional) issued a message last January 1; I will emphasize some aspects of it. It repeats and bases the call to organization from below,…

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CIG Members visit Oakland January 17

Update: We have just received word that Myrna Dolores cannot accompany Mario Luna on this trip due to some unforeseen conditions in Mexico. Therefore, Mario Luna will speak on behalf of the CNI-CIG at our Wednesday welcoming gathering in Oakland.

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Join us to welcome CIG members on January 17!

¡SPECIAL OAKLAND GATHERING with MEMBERS of the CIG! WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 – 7-10 PM OMNI COMMONS 4799 SHATTUCK AVE., OAKLAND Mario Luna Romero and Myrna Dolores, members of the Indigenous Government Council, will be at the Omni Commons. Mario…

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The EZLN celebrates 24 years of the armed uprising; it rejects being an “electoral organization”

By: Isaín Mandujano OVENTIK, Chis. (proceso.com.mx) Bases of support and members of the Good Government Juntas of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) celebrated the 24th anniversary of their armed uprising last night, during which…

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Maya leaders visit Oakland in defense of their culture

By: Fernando A. Torres / La Opinión de la Bahía December 7, 2017 In a meeting catalogued as an “extraordinary” opportunity, residents of the city of Oakland had the opportunity to learn –in the voice of some of their own…

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Marichuy in University City

DISPOSSESSION, GRIEVANCES, PROPOSALS By Adolfo Gilly Last November 28, María de Jesús Patricio Martínez, Marichuy, visited our University City to dialogue and explain her candidacy and her program to a crowd of students and professors that, having as a protective…

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