Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatista Words


EZLN: They reward the cheaters, they punish the just (Marichuy); do they now see that we were not from Salinas?

Subcomandante Galeano, before Marcos, of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN), defended Marichuy’s campaign that did not meet the number of signatures necessary for run as a candidate to the Presidency, but she did obtain…

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Zapatista Women’s Gathering Closing Words

Words of the Zapatista women at the closing ceremony of the First International Gathering of Politics, Art, Sport, and Culture for Women in Struggle in the Zapatista Caracol of the Tzotz Choj Zone March 10, 2018 Good evening, good morning,…

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Zapatista Women’s Gathering Opening Words

WORDS IN THE NAME OF ZAPATISTA WOMEN AT THE OPENING OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL GATHERING OF POLITICS, ART, SPORTS, AND CULTURE OF WOMEN THAT STRUGGLE March 8, 2018. Caracol in the Tzots Choj Zone Good morning, sisters of Mexico and…

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EZLN Words on 24th Anniversary

WORDS FROM THE INDIGENOUS REVOLUTIONARY CLANDESTINE COMMITTEE-GENERAL COMMAND of the ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY, JANUARY 1, 2018 24th Anniversary of the start of the war against oblivion GOOD EVENING, GOOD MORNING: COMPAÑEROS, COMPAÑERAS WHO ARE ZAPATISTA BASES OF SUPPORT COMPAÑEROS,…

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The EZLN celebrates 24 years of the armed uprising; it rejects being an “electoral organization”

By: Isaín Mandujano OVENTIK, Chis. (proceso.com.mx) Bases of support and members of the Good Government Juntas of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) celebrated the 24th anniversary of their armed uprising last night, during which…

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Words of Comandanta Hortencia in Oventik

Words of Comandanta Hortencia in the name of the CCRI-CG of the EZLN in Oventik, Chiapas, Mexico, on October 19, 2017 Part I   Compañeros and compañeras of the Indigenous Government Council Compañeros and compañeras of the National Indigenous Congress…

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Closing Words of the Seminar “The Walls of Capital, The Cracks of the Left”

Closing Words of the Seminar on Critical Reflection “The Walls of Capital, The Cracks of the Left” Words of Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, Friday, April 15, 2017 Good evening. Thank you, compañeras and compañeros of Mexico and the world. Thank you,…

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Lessons on Geography and Globalized Calendars

April 14, 2017. “Nothing has changed,” so they say. “In Chiapas, the indigenous are doing the same or worse as before the Zapatista uprising,” the for-profit media repeat every time their foreman tells them to. Twenty-three years ago, “humanitarian aid”…

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Organized Coffee Against the Wall

Words by Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, Thursday, April 13, 2017 Good afternoon or good morning to those who are listening to us around the world. What I’m going to talk about, compañeros, compañeras, brothers and sisters who are present here and…

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The Capitalist World is a Walled Plantation

Words of Subcomandante Insurgente Moisés, Wednesday April 12, 2017 Good evening, good afternoon, good morning, according to wherever you’re listening. Brothers, sisters, compañeros, compañeras: What I’m going to talk about today is not what I believe, but rather what our…

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