Chiapas Support Committee

Category: San Sebastián Bachajón


A Possible Walmart Connection to San Sebastián Bachajón Dispossession?

RENDER HOMAGE TO DEFENSE OF LAND LEADERS MURDERED in CHILON, CHIAPAS ** They say the attempt to dispossess plots of land is for a toll road and a supercenter ** “Our struggle is peaceful, but we demand respect,” say the…

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Zapatista News Summary for March 2014

MARCH 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. Zapatista Supporter Murdered Near Agua Azul – On March 21, Juan Carlos Gómez Silvano, 22, was ambushed and murdered while driving his small truck. He was hit by more than 20 shots….

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Indigenous Zapatista Supporter Murdered in Chiapas

ASSASSINATE YOUNG INDIGENOUS LEADER IN CHILON, CHIAPAS By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, March 22, 2014 Juan Carlos Gómez Silvano, adherent to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandón Jungle from Chilón municipality, was assassinated this Friday…

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Indigenous File Lawsuit Against San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road

Tzotziles file suit for injunction against the San Cristóbal-Palenque Toll Road ** The sixth district court in Tuxtla Gutiérrez admitted it (the lawsuit) on January 13 By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Los Llanos, Chiapas, January 14, 2014 The Tzotzil community of…

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Noviembre de 2013 Resumen de Noticias sobre los ZAPATISTAS

NOVIEMBRE DE 2013 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS   En Chiapas 1. EZLN publica 3 comunicados – Los zapatistas publicaron 3 comunicados: Malas y No Tan Malas Noticias; Rebobinar 3; y Cupo Completo para el Primer Grado de La…

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Zapatista News Summary for November 2013

 NOVEMBER 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. EZLN Issues 3 Comunicados – The Zapatistas released 3 comunicados: The Bad and the Not-So-Bad News; Rewind 3; and Spaces Full for the December and January Escuelitas (Little Schools). In the first…

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Zapatista News Summary for August 2013

AUGUST 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Around 1700 Students Attend “Little Zapatista Schools” – From August 12 to 16, around 1700 students attended the “Little Zapatista Schools” (Escuelitas), to learn about Freedom According to the Zapatistas. Prior to…

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Letter from Raúl Zibechi

From Uruguay: Raúl Zibechi Letter About the Worldwide Week of Action: “Juan Vázquez Guzmán Lives, The Bachajón Struggle Continues!”     http://vivabachajon.wordpress.com/en-ingles/ For all the sons, daughters and children of the Mother Earth, as our compa Raúl Zibechi suggests, it “is possible…

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