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EZLN: Just so you know

JUST SO YOU KNOW ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO July 2014. To the compañer@s of the Sixth in Mexico and in the world: To all those who supported us in the reconstruction of the school and the clinic that belong…

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The State organizes violence in Chiapas: TPP

THERE HAS BEEN STATE VIOLENCE AGAINST THE ZAPATISTAS, the PERMANENT TRIBUNAL of the PEOPLES CONCLUDES By: Hermann Bellinghausen, Envoy San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, July 19, 2014 In El Limonar community, in the jungle north of Ocosingo, they held…

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EZLN: Almost 5 times

ALMOST 5 TIMES ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 
MEXICO July 2014. To the compañer@s of the Sixth in Mexico and the world. Dear Compas: Zapatista greetings to all those who supported our compañero and compañera bases of support. We send an…

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Tribunal Investigates Chiapas Massacre

THEY WILL TAKE THE VIEJO VELASCO MASSACRE TO THE PERMANENT TRIBUNAL OF THE PEOPLES By: Hermann Bellinghausen San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, July 16, 2014 The Permanent Tribunal of the Peoples (TPP, its initials in Spanish) announced in a…

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ACNUR wants Mexico to consider refugee status for minor migrants

ACNUR WANTS MEXICO TO CONSIDER MINORS TRAVELING TO THE U.S. AS REFUGEES By: Blanche Petrich ** They cannot be forcibly returned to their country if there is a risk: commissioner ** From January to June they have deported 8,239 without…

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Moisés Reports on Zapatista Reconstruction Account

RECONSTRUCTION ACCOUNT ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY MEXICO July 2014. To the compas of the Sixth in Mexico and the World: To all those who have cooperated or contributed to the reconstruction of the clinic and school in La Realidad: The…

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Mireles: “I am a political prisoner”

“I AM A POLITICAL PRISONER,” MIRELES VALVERDE MAINTAINS By: Sanjuana Martínez, Special to La Jornada Doctor José Manuel Mireles Valverde laughs, cries, gets emotional when his lawyer Talía Vázquez Alatorre tells him about the shows of support that he is…

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Javier Sicilia on Mireles’ Arrest

THE CAPTURE OF MIRELES SHOWS THAT THE GOVERNMENT SEEKS CONTROL OF THE NARCO: SICILIA [The disaster that Michoacán experiences is because the government has not even investigated punishing the authorities that are in collusion with organized crime, the poet Javier…

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Zapatista News Summary for June 2014

 JUNE 2014 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. Sup Moisés Describes What Is Needed to Rebuild the Autonomous School and Clinic in La Realidad – In this communiqué Subcomandante Moisés describes in detail the materials and equipment necessary to rebuild…

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Dr. Jose Manuel Mireles and 69 more arrested

[On Friday, June 27 around 5:30 PM, members of the federal police and the Mexican Army arrested Doctor José Manuel Mireles and 69 other autodefensas that were accompanying him, in the administrative district (tenencia) of La Mira. Around 30 federal…

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