Chiapas Support Committee


Relatives of Simón Pedro Pérez reject an abbreviated trial of his killer

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas. (apro) Human rights defenders, members of the civil organization Las Abejas of Acteal and relatives of Simón Pedro Pérez López demanded justice for the indigenous leader from the Chiapas Prosecutor’s Office and the judge…

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They commemorate the Acteal Massacre with a procession and 45 black crosses

By: Hermann Bellinghausen Acteal, Chiapas In front of “the sacred mountains as witnesses,” the survivors and heirs of the victims of the massacre that occurred here 25 years ago stated that they have always struggled “for a dignified and just…

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Acteal infamy, 25 years in memory

By: Hermann Bellinghausen* San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas A quarter of a century ago, on December 22, 1997, the direst of omens were fulfilled for the communities of Las Abejas and the support bases of the Zapatista National Liberation…

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Las Abejas of Acteal: Violence against Tzotzils continues 25 years after the massacre

By: Sare Frabes Last Thursday (10), days before the 25th anniversary of the Acteal Massacre, members of the Civil Society Organization Las Abejas de Acteal demonstrated peacefully to denounce the violence that different communities are currently experiencing in the municipality…

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Zapatista News Summary for July 2014

 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY for JULY 2014 In Chiapas 1. Sup Moisés Reports On Fundraising to Rebuild the Autonomous School and Clinic in La Realidad – In a July 18 communiqué entitled Almost 5 Times, Subcomandante Moisés reports that fundraising for…

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