Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Government Council


EZLN: twenty-five years

By: Adolfo Gilly One morning 25 years ago, January 1, 1994, we saw an unusual spectacle appear on television: an indigenous army, emerging from the shadows of that New Years night, was taking the city of San Cristóbal. They were…

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Towards the 25th anniversary of the EZLN

By: Magdalena Gómez January 1, 2019 will be the 25 anniversary of the public emergence of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN). The challenge to the Mexican State, on the day the North American Free…

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EZLN, CNI-CIG Communiqué to the Mapuche people

Communiqué: To the Mapuche people To the Chilean people To the original peoples of America To the International Sixth Brothers and sisters of the dignified Mapuche people, The pueblos, nations, tribes and neighborhoods that make up the National Indigenous Congress…

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EZLN, CNI and CIG: Joint communiqué rejecting the new airport and supporting migrants

Joint Communiqué from the CNI, CIG, and EZLN Rejecting the NAIM (New International Airport of Mexico) and in Support and Solidarity with Migrant Populations October 26, 2018 En español: http://enlacezapatista.ezln.org.mx/2018/10/26/comunicado-conjunto-del-cni-el-cig-y-el-ezln-en-rechazo-al-megaproyecto-del-naim-y-en-apoyo-y-solidaridad-con-las-poblaciones-migrantes/ To the People of Mexico: To the People of the…

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The anticapitalist struggle of the EZLN and the CNI-CIG

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The Second National Assembly of the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Governing Council-Zapatista National Liberation Army held from October 11 to 14 at the Cideci-Unitierra, in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, constituted a historic event. The…

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EZLN: Declaration from the 2nd National Assembly of the CNI-CIG

DECLARATION FROM THE SECOND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNING COUNCIL To the Support Networks of the Indigenous Governing Council: To the National and International Sixth: To the peoples of Mexico and the world: Sisters,…

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Zapatistas and Indigenous peoples mark distance from López Obrador

By: Isaín Mandujano SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS (apro) The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Indigenous Government Council (CIG) agreed this weekend to realize a consultation with each and every one of the…

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CNI and CIG Convoke 2nd National Assembly

CONVOCATION OF THE SECOND NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE INDIGENOUS GOVERNING COUNCIL (CIG) AND THE PEOPLES OF THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS (CNI) National Indigenous Congress CONVOCATION Given that: First: The initiative of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to form the Indigenous…

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It’s capitalism!

By: Gilberto López y Rivas Without a doubt, we’re experiencing an historic moment in contemporaneous Mexico, because for the first time in many decades the popular will expressed at the polls was respected; a State fraud was not imposed, nor…

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EZLN: Invitation to a Big August Zapatista Gathering

  Invitation to a Gathering of Support Networks for the Indigenous Governing Council; to CompARTE 2018, “For Life and Freedom”; and to the Fifteenth Anniversary Event of the Zapatista Caracoles entitled, “Paint little Caracoles to the past, present and future bad…

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