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Frayba: Recent Elections Fragmented Chiapas Communities

[Below is an article about a report from the Frayba Human Rights Center. It confirms and elaborates what our delegation learned in March 2011 about the massive infusion of money to divide Zapatista and Other Campaign communities. An excerpt from…

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Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups In Chiapas

[Editors’ Note: The conflict in Chiapas is intensifying with the re-emergence of paramilitary conflicts.] Las Abejas Denounces the Reactivation of Paramilitary Groups in Chenalhó  ** The organization reports that an indigenous Zapatista support base was shot one month ago **…

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Zapatista News Summary for September 2012

SEPTEMBER 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Paramilitaries Cause Displacement from 2 Zapatista Communities: Comandate Abel and Union Hidalgo – On September 7, the Good Government Junta in the Caracol of Roberto Barrios denounced that paramilitaries invaded and fired…

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