Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Indigenous Government Council

CNI-EZLN: Who dares to say it’s a bad fight?

By: Magdalena Gómez With that question on the first of January, the Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés emphasized the support of the EZLN to the agreements reached in the second stage of the fifth National Indigenous Congress (CNI). And he reflected: “Twenty-three…

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Zapatismo’s presidential candidacy

By: Raúl Zibechi The decision of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to submit the possibility of presenting an indigenous woman as a candidate for the presidency in the 2018 elections to its support…

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Words of the EZLN at the closing of the 5th CNI Congress

WORDS OF THE EZLN AT THE CLOSING OF THE SECOND STAGE OF THE FIFTH CNI CONGRESS ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO JANUARY FIRST, 2017 Sisters and Brothers of the National Indigenous Congress: Compañeras, compañeros y compañeroas of the national and…

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The Power of Below

By: Raúl Zibechi It’s unheard of in Latin America that dozens of indigenous peoples and nations decide to endow themselves with their own government. The recent decision of the 5th National Indigenous Congress (CNI), after consultation and approval by 43…

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