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Chiapas March for Alberto Patishtán’s Freedom

Tzotzils and Teachers March for Patishtán’s Freedom   ** They ask the magistrates “not to continue staining his dignity” ** “Justicia in México is in reverse,” Las Abejas complaint By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, April 19, 2013 In…

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Paramilitarism, Armed Groups and Community Self Defense

[As this article explains, violence from organized crime and the Drug War in Mexico is rampant in a number of Mexican states. Some indigenous communities have policed themselves for some time, but more and more communities are now taking up…

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Moisés, Another EZLN Comandante

Moisés, Another EZLN Subcomandante By: Gloria Muñoz Ramírez  Visionary, military strategist, and organizer of the people, these are some of the characteristics of the new Subcomandante of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN, its initials in Spanish). Known as Major…

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Resumen de Noticias sobre los Zapatistas – Marzo de 2013

MARZO DE 2013 RESUMEN DE NOTICIAS SOBRE LOS ZAPATISTAS En Chiapas 1. El EZLN concluye el ensayo ELLOS Y NOSOTROS – Durante el mes de febrero, el EZLN publicó las partes 5, 6 y 7 (la parte final) de ELLOS…

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MARCOS: THEM AND US VI – GAZES, part 5

THEM AND US VI GAZES 5. Gazing into the night in which we are. (From the new moon to the crescent moon) Them and Us VI Gazes 5. 5. – Gazing into the night in which we are.
 (From the new…

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EZLN: THEM AND US, Part 4 – The Pains from Below

THEM AND US  IV.- The Pains From Below  January 2013. How many times have the cops stopped us on the street for the crime of “having a suspicious face” or a mohawk, and then after a beating and extortion they…

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Zapatista News Summary – February 2012

FEBRUARY 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Seven More Released in Acteal Case – On February 1, 7 of the men convicted of murder and other crimes in the Acteal Massacre case were released from prison after serving 14…

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Sicilia Movement Shows Support for Zapatistas

Para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/10/09/politica/017n1pol Sicilia Movement Shows Support For Zapatista Bases ** He demands guarantying the life and integrity of said communities ** Indigenous install occupation demanding the liberation of prisoners By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de las Casas,…

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Paramilitaries Surround Zapatista Village and Threaten to Kill Everyone

para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/09/14/politica/021n1pol Paramilitaries Surround Zapatista Village and Threaten to Kill Everyone, the Junta denounces ** We will defend our land against whatever takes place, the autonomous authorities of San Patricio warn By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de…

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Junta Demands That Invaders Leave Monte Redondo Lands, In Chiapas

Junta Demands That Invaders Leave Monte Redondo Lands, In Chiapas  Para leer en español: http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2011/08/04/politica/022n1pol ** It asserts that state authorities and ejido owners provoke EZLN support bases ** It places responsibility on members of the PAN, PRI, PRD and…

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