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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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10 Years since the repression in San Salvador Atenco

By: Javier Salinas Cesáreo, Correspondent San Salvador Atenco, Mexico Yesterday, the Peoples Front in Defense of Land (FPDT) commemorated the tenth anniversary of the repression and occupation of San Salvador Atenco community by federal forces. On that occasion they arrested…

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The GIEI’s Tsunami

By: Magdalena Gómez The second and last report of the Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI, the Group’s initials in Spanish) opened with the assertion that there is no evidence that the normalistas had links with organized crime and discards…

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GIEI: there was no cremation in Cocula

FINAL AYOTZINAPA REPORT By: Emir Olivares Alonso and José Antonio Román The Interdisciplinary Group of Independent Experts (GIEI) for the Ayotzinapa case did not find “one single piece of evidence” for assuring that the 43 students of that rural teachers…

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