Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatista Communiqué


“For Life, Against Megaprojects, and in Honor of Our Brother Samir Flores”

Thousands of Zapatista support bases got together on February 20, 2021 in all the Zapatista Caracoles in Chiapas to render homage and remember Samir Flores Soberanes, a social fighter from the Mexican state of Morelos, murdered two years ago for…

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Zapatismo and the struggle for life

The Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) announced a new political initiative in October of 2020 that makes up another link in the chain of anti-capitalist rebellion that they have continued to move forward in the past twenty-seven years of…

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 Part One: A DECLARATION…

FOR LIFE January 1st, 2021 TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD: TO PEOPLE FIGHTING IN EUROPE: BROTHERS, SISTERS AND COMPAÑER@S: During these previous months, we have established contact between us by various means. We are women, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender,…

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Part Two: The Tavern

  Happy 27th Anniversary to the EZLN and Happy New Year to all our readers! Y, Feliz Año! The calendar? Now. The geography? Any corner of the world. You don’t quite know why, but you are walking hand in hand…

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EZLN builds rafts to go to Europe

EZLN builds rafts to go to Europe and ‘share their experience with self-government’ By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) Members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) began to build and test their first…

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PART THREE: THE MISSION

By: Subcomandante Galeano How Defensa Zapatista tried to explain Zapatismo’s mission and other happy reasoning to Esperanza   “All right, I’m going to explain something very important to you. But don’t take notes—just keep it in your head. You might…

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Paramilitaries kidnap a Zapatista

Frayba demands that the authorities liberate Félix López, EZLN support base [1] By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) asked the Mexican State to intervene “immediately for the…

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Part Four: Memory of What Is to Come

October 2020. Let’s go back, to 35 Octobers ago. Old Antonio watched the bonfire resist the rain. Beneath his dripping straw hat he lights his hand-rolled cigarette with a burning ember. The fire stays alive, hiding occasionally beneath the logs;…

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A Zapatista mountain on the high seas

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The communiqué of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), entitled A mountain on the high seas, released by its spokesperson Subcomandante Moisés last October 5, contains long-range reflections about the…

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Samir Flores was murdered for defending life, says Subcomandante Galeano

By: Hermann Bellinghausen In many corners of “this dying planet” there are those who do not give up. In a written Zoom exercise, to refer to the struggle and death of Samir Flores Soberanes, Subcomandante Insurgente Galeano closes in Morelos…

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