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Ayotzinapa, on the edge of the abyss

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Three events overlap in the Ayotzinapa Massacre. The central one is the savage aggression against students from the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College by organized crime, the military and police. The second one consists of…

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The Army’s Complicity and the Dangers of Militarization

By: R. Aída Hernández Castillo* In recent weeks, collectives of relatives of the disappeared from all over the country have been discussing the report presented last March 28 by the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case…

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CNI & CIG Declaration 3 years after Ayotzinapa

Declaration from the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Governing Council Three Years after the Disappearance of 43 Students from the Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College of Ayotzinapa To the fathers and mothers of the 43 student compañeros of Ayotzinapa…

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Indigenous Government Council

By: Magdalena Gómez Last weekend, the constitutive assembly of the Indigenous Government Council (CIG, its initials in Spanish) of the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) was held in the Cideci in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas. 1,252 representatives from indigenous…

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“There will be no wall:” Sioux, Yaqui and Tohono O’odham

 Indigenous struggles unite from Standing Rock to the Sierra Norte of Puebla  From the Editors of Desinformémonos  February 20,2017 Trump’s “xenophobic and aggressive policy against Mexico” has placed the Native peoples of the United States and Mexico on alert. They…

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Juan Villoro: Mexico is a gigantic necropolis after 10 years of the drug war

By: Juan Paullier / BBC Mundo December 19, 2016 Juan Villoro doesn’t hesitate. Witch hunts, great irresponsibility, and total failure. Upon completing 10 years last December 11 from the start of the so-called War against Drug Trafficking in Mexico, the…

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Talking to each other

By: Gustavo Esteva  In the midst of war, as part of the general campaign of dispossession, they have also taken the word away from us, words. And that’s how they want to bury Tlataya or Ayotzinapa or make the No…

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Ayotzinapa: the government rewards those responsible

THE GOVERNMENT REWARDS THOSE RESPONSIBLE and THOSE THAT LIE and IT PURSUES THOSE THAT SEEK TRUTH and JUSTICE [Admin: the recent joint comunicado from the EZLN and the CNI has not been posted in English on Enlace Zapatista, so we…

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Ayotzinapa on the threshold of two years without the 43

By: Magdalena Gómez In the last report of the Group Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) on the Iguala case, issued April 24 of this year, announced photographs and a video in which Tomás Zerón de Lucio appears at the…

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Governing ourselves

By: Gustavo Esteva Cornered in their alley, disconcerted and pathetic elected officials look for an exit from their impossible predicament: they cannot ignore/be unaware of, nor recognize their own disgrace, the fact that their “security forces” operated like bands of…

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