Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatista Women


“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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Femicide: intolerable reality

A LA JORNADA EDITORIAL The year ends with the Second International Gathering of Women who Struggle, in which more than 3,500 of them, from 49 countries, are meeting with members of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación…

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Words of the Zapatista Women at the Opening of the Second International Women’s Gathering

[Save the Date: The Chiapas Support Committee is hosting a Dinner and Report Back from the Women’s Gathering on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the Omni Commons. 5-7pm] ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO December 27, 2019 Compañeras and sisters: Welcome…

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Zapatista women’s gathering begins

ZAPATISTA WOMEN CALL TO CONQUER THE RIGHT TO LIFE IN FRONT OF 5,000 FEMINISTS  From the correspondents Ejido Morelia, Altamirano, Chiapas “The right to life and all the rights we deserve and need, will not be given to us by…

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Celebration of Life: A December of Resistance and Rebellion

SIXTH COMMISSION of the EZLN
 Mexico November 2019. To the women who struggle all over the world: To the National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Governing Council: To the National and International Sixth: To the Networks of Resistance and Rebellion or whatever you…

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The Mexican government apologizes to indigenous women raped by the Army in 1994

 “THEY PUNISHED US TO PUNISH ZAPATISMO” By: Angeles Mariscal The soldiers recognized them, when on June 4, 1994, Ana, Beatriz and Cecilia González Pérez and their mother Delia Pérez attempted to cross the checkpoint that the Mexican Army put up…

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INVITATION TO THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL GATHERING OF WOMEN WHO STRUGGLE

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO September 2019 To women who struggle all over the world: Sister, compañera, woman in struggle: We send you greetings, from the indigenous and Zapatista women that we are. Perhaps you remember that at our First…

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