Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatistas


EZLN creates seven new Caracols

[A new communiqué from the CCRI-CG of the EZLN was just released in Spanish (link below). This is a translation of a report on the communiqué in La Jornada with a list of the new Caracols and autonomous municipalities. This…

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Galeano: With the current government, it rains on wet for the original peoples

[A new communiqué entitled “Overture: reality as the Enemy” is available in Spanish on Enlace Zapatista (link below). When the English translation is available, we’ll post it. Meanwhile, here’s a summary from La Jornada.] By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De…

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EZLN: The Opening Act

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION
 ARMY MEXICO August 2019. Testing, testing… One… two… testing… Testing one two three… testing… “¿Hello, hello, hello, how low?”  From the… wait a minute! Did the Sup just quote the Nirvana track “Smells Like Teen Spirit”? What’s…

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CompArte: The Emiliano Zapata Community Festival

Saturday, August 17, 2019 12 Noon to 4 PM Art * Music * Vendors * Zapatismo Omni Commons Ballroom 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland Requested donation: $5-$10 (Sliding Scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) for more info: Facebook:…

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CIPOG-EZ denounces murders

[Below is the July 12 denunciation from the CIPOG-EZ that caused the cancellation of the caravan.] Communiqué given more murders and threats against promoters of the CIPOG-EZ and CNI delegates in Guerrero, while impunity, corruption and omission continue in the…

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AMLO in Guadalupe Tepeyac

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The Tojolabal community of Guadalupe Tepeyac in Chiapas is emblematic. Not in vain, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador sent a message to the Zapatistas from there last Saturday. Before some 300 campesinos, the president expressed his…

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For life, peace and justice in the Mountains of Guerrero

By: Gilberto López y Rivas The National Indigenous Congress-Indigenous Government Council (Congreso Nacional Indígena–Concejo Indígena de Gobierno, CNI-CIG) and the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) recently convoked the Campaign for life, peace and justice in…

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Individualized support: counterinsurgency or social containment?

By: Peter Rosset* The Mexican countryside is full of struggles and alternative projects. It has a long history of agrarian struggle, territorial defense, appropriation of productive processes and commercialization through peasant cooperatives and other forms of ejidal companies and social…

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EZLN and CNI-CIG denounce the kidnapping and murder of 2 CNI members

COMMUNIQUE FROM THE CNI-CIG AND THE EZLN ON THE COWARDLY KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF COMPAÑEROS FROM THE EMILIANO ZAPATA POPULAR INDIGENOUS COUNCIL OF GUERRERO The National Indigenous Congress [CNI], the Indigenous Governing Council [CIG], and the Zapatista National Liberation Army…

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EZLN: The government wants to kidnap the image of Zapata

[Admin: New EZLN communiqué! We’ll publish the English translation as soon as we receive it.] By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) affirmed that like the previous ones, the current federal government…

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