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Bishop Vera re: Massacre of Ayotzinapa Students

Raul Vera: Ayotzinapa / Acteal, “a message from the state to intimidate the insurgents” Massacring social strugglers, “a habit” in Mexico: Raúl Vera By fabbia @ desinformemonos Mexico. “I don’t believe it is organized crime; it’s something else. This is a message…

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Indigenous communities meet in Chiapas about super-highway

LOS LLANOS OF LOS ALTOS, CHIAPAS ADDS ITS REJECTION OF THE SC-PALENQUE SUPER-HIGHWAY AND EXTENDS INVITATION Los Llanos Ejido, San Cristobal de Las Casas, adds itself to the resistance against construction of the Super-Highway, and extends an invitation to know…

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20,000 Zapatistas March for Ayotzinapa

SILENT MARCH of 20,000 ZAPATISTAS FOR AYOTZINAPA By: Chiapas Paralelo Some 20,000 indigenous men and women, milicianos and support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) among them, held a silent mega-march in solidarity with the students in Ayotzinapa,…

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Anatomy of a paramilitary attack on the Zapatistas

ANATOMY OF A PARAMILITARY ATTACK: A REPORT FROM SAN MANUEL By: Mary Ann Tenuto-Sánchez “Manuel Velasco state paramilitary chief, Enrique Peña Nieto supreme paramilitary chief” That’s what the letrero (hand-painted sign) says in front of the Zapatista bodega at the Cuxuljá…

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September 2014 Zapatista News Summary

SEPTEMBER 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. The EZLN Issued 2 Comunicados – The first is a joint demand with the National Indigenous Congress for the freedom of the Yaqui leader Mario Luna, arrested to repress the Yaqui…

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3 more from Bachajón in prison on false charges

THEY SEND 3 INDIGENOUS TZELTALS TO PRISON ON FALSE CHARGES IN CHILON By: Hermann Bellinghausen The Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba), as well as the Tzeltal ejido owners of San Sebastián Bachajón, Chiapas, denounced the detention,…

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EZLN: Moisés: Beyond the sharing

EDITORIAL 3: BEYOND THE SHARING [This editorial appears in Spanish in Number 3 of the Revista Rebeldía Zapatista.] The Sharing is something beyond. Compañeras and compañeros of the Sixth in Mexico and the world: For us, the sharing [1] was…

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Opposition to Chiapas Super-Highway

CHIAPAS  INDIANS IN DEFENSE OF LIFE AND TERRITORY By: Gaspar Morquecho  Laguna Suyul, San Juan Chamula, September 7, 2014 A little more than 2,000 people, between boys and girls, men, women and elderly people met in Laguna Suyul, convoked by…

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Zapatista Resistance & Autonomy

Chiapas Support Committee/Comité de Apoyo a Chiapas P.O. Box  3421, Oakland, CA  94609 Tel: (510) 654-9587 Email: cezmat@igc.org http://www.chiapas-support.org http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chiapas-Support-Committee-Oakland/                    

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CNI and EZLN: United against Dispossession

CNI and EZLN: UNITED AGAINST DISPOSSESSION  By: Luis Hernández Navarro Gatherings of popular organizations are celebrated practically every month in the most hidden corners of the country. In them it is sought to confront the dispossession of their lands, territories…

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