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The EZLN maritime delegation docks in Cuba

La Montaña crosses the sea to the first free territory of America By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas Subcomandante Galeano affirmed that Ludwig, captain of the ship named La Montaña, which carries the maritime delegation of the…

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Journey for Life versus Military Accumulation

  By: Gilberto López y Rivas While the EZLN’s 421st Maritime Squadron prepares to launch on May 3rd in the ship called La Montaña for the port of Vigo, Spain, to meet with the Europe of those from below, in…

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IACHR orders stopping the attacks in Aldama

By: Isaín Mandujano From Washington this Tuesday the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) ordered the government of Mexico to implement precautionary measures in favor of the indigenous families of 12 Aldama communities, who live under fire from civilian armed…

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The Mountain and the night sky of the Lacandón

By: Luis Hernández Navarro Since the beginning of the insurrection calendar, the image of the ship has been a central part of the metaphors of the Zapatista narrative. It is a curious irony that a political-military force territorially located in…

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The Zapatista delegation set sail for Europe on Sunday in La Montaña

The departure of the ship with a German flag yesterday raised great expectation in Isla Mujeres. Photo: Víctor Camacho By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista delegation named the 421st Squadron, made up of four women,…

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Frayba and Sipaz accompany the convoy

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista delegation called the 421st Squadron, made up of four women, two men and, as described by the Zapatistas, “unoa otroa” (one non-binary person), descendants of the Native Maya peoples,…

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EZLN publishes images of farewell events for group that travels to Europe

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) published images of farewell events for the delegation that will leave on May 3 for Europe from a Mexican port…

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They denounce ecocide in Chiapas at climate summit in the US

By: Elio Henríquez San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas The Jovel Valley Environmental Network and the General Council of Colonias of the South and the Wetlands of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, sent a denunciation to the climate summit…

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The EZLN prepares to tour Europe; the journey starts April 26

By: Isaín Mandujano TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Chiapas (apro) The Zapatista National Liberation Army (Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional, EZLN) set a date for the tour that it will take to Europe in order to extend processes of reflection and analysis about…

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Armed group releases Frayba human rights defenders

    By: Chiapas Paralelo The human rights defenders from the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba), Lázaro Sánchez Gutiérrez and Victórico Gálvez Pérez, were released early this morning, after being kidnapped for more than 40 hours….

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