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Zapatista News Summary for November 2013

 NOVEMBER 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. EZLN Issues 3 Comunicados – The Zapatistas released 3 comunicados: The Bad and the Not-So-Bad News; Rewind 3; and Spaces Full for the December and January Escuelitas (Little Schools). In the first…

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Zapatista News Summary for October 2013

OCTOBER 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Alberto Patishtán To Be Free Soon! – The big news this month regarding Alberto Patishtán is that both chambers of the Mexican Congress wrote and moved through the legislative process legislation to expand…

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Interview with Alberto Patishtán

“I Have Been Free From Day One:” Patishtán By: Hermann Bellinghausen **A prisoner since 2000, he demands that his innocence is admitted “Inside myself I have been free from day one. They tortured me psychologically, threatened me, but I never…

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Resumen de noticias sobre los zapatistas – Septiembre de 2013

SEPTIEMBRE DE 2013 – RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS  SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. Corte Niega la Libertad a Alberto Patishtán – La resolución sobre el reconocimiento de inocencia de Alberto Patishtán salió el 12 de septiembre, pero no era lo…

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Zapatista News Summary – September 2013

 SEPTEMBER 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Court Denies Freedom to Alberto Patishtán – The long-awaited decision regarding Alberto Patishtán’s appeal for a recognition of his innocence came on September 12, but it wasn’t what he hoped for. A…

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Albert Patishtán Denied Freedom

[This Thursday (September 12), a Mexican Court rejected  Alberto Patishtán’s appeal for a recognition of innocence. The article below appeared the next day in the Opinion section of La Jornada.] ALBERTO PATISHTÁN: MESSAGE from the STATE By: Luis Hernández Navarro…

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Declaration from Indigenous Congress

Indian Mexico Continues Standing Despite Extermination, Indigenous Congress Declares We learned on this path that the powerful have no respect for the word; they betray and violate it. By: Hermann Bellinghausen, envoy 
Published: 08/19/2013 18:05 San Cristóbal de las Casas,…

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9 Indigenous Prisoners and Zapatista Supporters Free!

Nine Indigenous Free In Chiapas; Patishtán Will Continue A Prisoner  ** The governor, Manuel Velasco Coello, went to the prison By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, July 4, 2013 It is the third time that Alberto…

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Zapatista News Summary – May 2013

  MAY 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY         In Chiapas 1. News Update on Alberto Patishtan – On May 31, the FPDT (Atenco), Las Abejas and Alberto Patishtan’s son, Hector, released a short documentary on YouTube about Alberto’s case….

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Zapatista News Summary – April 2013

APRIL 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Political Assassination of Pro-Zapatista Leader in San Sebastián Bachajón – On Wednesday, April 24, Juan Vazquez Gomez, leader of the pro-Zapatistas in San Sebastian Bachajon, was assassinated by unidentified individuals as he…

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