Chiapas Support Committee

Category: Zapatistas


Zapatismo’s presidential candidacy

By: Raúl Zibechi The decision of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) to submit the possibility of presenting an indigenous woman as a candidate for the presidency in the 2018 elections to its support…

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EZLN asks scientists to form schools within its territory

[Administrator’s Note: Official EZLN communications from “The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity” are very long and, therefore, are taking a long time to translate; so, we’re posting news articles about it. This article has special significance to us (the Chiapas…

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EZLN: a clarifying text

By: Magdalena Gómez I dedicate this collaboration to the Cuban people and to Pablo González Casanova for the “Lessons of Fidel” and, his own. Very opportune the text “A story to try to understand,” [1] elaborated by sub Galeano and…

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Galeano: Don’t get confused, the EZLN doesn’t bet on the electoral path to reach power

GALEANO; DON’T GET CONFUSED, THE EZLN DOESN’T BET ON THE ELECTORAL PATH TO REACH POWER, MUCH LESS BY MEANS OF ARMS By: Isaín Mandujano At 33 years from the foundation of the National Liberation Forces (Fuerzas de Liberación Nacional, FLN)…

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Joint CNI-EZLN communiqué on Santa María Ostula

JOINT COMUNICADO OF THE CNI AND THE EZLN IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY OF SANTA MARÍA OSTULA, MICHOACÁN November 4, 2016 To the Nahua community of de Santa María Ostula, Michoacán: To the peoples of the world: To National…

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EZLN gives the Grito in Chiapas!

THE GOVERNOR of CHIAPAS GIVES the GRITO AT AN ALTERNATE SITE; THE EZLN GOES AHEAD OF the MAYOR and GIVES IT IN PALENQUE By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas. (apro) While Governor Manuel Velasco Coello had to give the Cry…

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CNI and EZLN announce 5th National Indigenous Congress

THE CNI AND EZLN ANNOUNCE THE FIFTH NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS Given that: This October marks 20 years of uninterrupted work by the National Indigenous Congress [CNI], a space of unity, reflection, and organization for the indigenous peoples of Mexico. The…

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Sup Moisés at the conclusion of CompArte

EZLN: “22 YEARS LATER WE ARE SHOWING THAT WE DON’T WANT TO USE THOSE WEAPONS, THAT IT ISN’T NECESSARY.”  From the Desinformémonos Editors  Mexico City Subcomandante Moisés, a commander and spokesperson of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de…

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Critical thought versus the capitalist hydra II

By: Gilberto López y Rivas / II Continuing with commentary on the second tome of the work Critical thought versus the capitalist hydra, Sergio Rodríguez Lascano proposes that, faced with the diversity of rebellious processes, the idea of a vanguard…

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