Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatista Women


Zapatista women’s March 8 message

Elio Henríquez, La Jornada correspondent San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas. On International Women’s Day, Indigenous women from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) transmitted a text titled “Those Who Are Not Here.” The text, transmitted by the EZLN’s…

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From Rojava to Chiapas

By: Raúl Romero* Kurdistan is a people with their own language and culture that live between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. For years and in different ways, these people have struggled for their self-determination. In the past, the Kurdish territories…

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The Women Who Are No Longer With Us

Their histories Their joys and sorrows Their pain and rage Their memories and omissions Their laughter and tears Their presence and absence Their hearts Their hopes Their dignity Their calendars:
The pages they were able to turn
 The ones they left…

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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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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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Anti-capitalist solidarity: Make a donation to acquire artesanía zapatista

Show Your Support for Zapatista Autonomy: Make a donation for blouses & purses, hand-embroidered and created by Zapatista women artists in Chiapas! The year 2020 has made our call and our work for solidarity and justice across borders even more…

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“The macho government dies”; Zapatista women demand justice for femicides

By: Isaín Mandujano With the demand of “the macho government dies,” thousands of Zapatista rebel indigenous women with candle in hand, woke up early in the 12 Caracoles to add their voices today, to the thousands of women who yesterday…

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We Don’t Need Permission to Fight for Life, Zapatista Women Join the March 9 National Strike

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY, MEXICO March 1, 2020 To: Women who struggle in Mexico and around the world From: The Zapatista indigenous women of the EZLN Compañera and sister: We greet you in the name of all of the Zapatista…

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Zapatistas will join the women’s protests of March 8 and 9

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Women commanders and coordinators of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) reported that women from that grouping will join the protests and strike programmed for March…

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Zapatista Women close Women’s Gathering with a proposal

Words of the Zapatista Women at the Closing of the Second International Gathering of Women Who Struggle ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 
MEXICO December 29, 2019 Compañeras and sisters: We want to share a few words with you as we close…

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