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The Zapatista delegation La Extemporánea arrives in the capital of the country

By: Fernando Camacho and Elio Henríquez Members of La Extemporánea, the delegation of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) that will depart on Monday for Europe to meet with diverse social collectives on that continent,…

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EZLN: Itinerary of La Extemporánea

September 10, 2021: The airborne delegation [La Extemporánea] will depart the Jacinto Canek caracol early in the morning. September 10, 2021: At an unspecified time after 18:00hrs, La Extemporánea [i] will arrive at the location on Carmona y Valle Street…

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“We can’t take it anymore, we are migrants, not animals”

This article further describes why the Zapatistas issued the “Against Xenophobia and Racism” communiqué. Text by: Ángeles Mariscal Photos by Ángeles Mariscal  With torn feet, under sun and rain, hundreds of migrants from Haiti, Venezuela, Cuba, Central America and other…

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Against Xenophobia and Racism, the Struggle for Life

ZAPATISTA SIXTH COMMISSION Mexico September 4, 2021 To whom it may concern: In accordance with the Zapatista Good Government Councils, the CCRI-CG of the EZLN and the indigenous Zapatista communities, we declare the following: First: In recent days we have…

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For Life: The Departure of “La Extemporánea” to Europe

Zapatista Sixth Commission 
Mexico August 30, 2021. To the Europe below and to the left: To the Sixth in Mexico and abroad: To the organizations, groups, and collectives that seek truth and justice for the victims of forced disappearance: Sisters,…

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Simulated, inefficient and unpunished; the investigation of the Viejo Velasco Massacre

By: Alma Martínez *According to the semiannual report of the National Search Commission (NSC) for Chiapas, the federal subsidy authorized for actions to search for missing (disappeared) persons is $8,780,727.00 pesos. However, from 2019 to 2021 only two days of…

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Pantelhó has a new municipal council

By: Ángeles Mariscal and Andrés Domínguez The Permanent Commission of the State Congress unanimously approved the resignation of Delia Yaneth Velasco Flores, interim municipal president and of the entire municipal council of Pantelhó, to later appoint a municipal council made…

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500 years, the uses of history

Above: A member of Zapatista Squadron 421 at the 500 Years celebration in Madrid, Spain. By: Luis Hernández Navarro The Plaza de Colón, in Madrid, is the emblematic heart of the Spanish ultra-right and its fantasies of recovering its lost…

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Only 500 years later


Words of the Zapatista Peoples August 13, 2021. Sisters, brothers, hermanoas: Compañeros, compañeras, compañeroas: The Zapatista communities speak through our voices. First, we would like to express our thanks. Thank you for having invited us. Thank you for having welcomed…

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Zapatistas in Madrid: “500 years later, the communities come to listen to you”

Madrid, Spain “Tell us your story, your rage, your rebellion. We come to listen and learn from your story. In each resistance there is a cry for life. 500 years later, the communities come to listen to you,” was the…

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