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Zapatista News Summary – June 2013

JUNE 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas                                                                   …

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Marcos: Classmates II. The Political Prisoners

CLASSMATES II. Still missing: THE POLITICAL PRISONERS. June 2013. To the adherents of the Sixth in Mexico and in the World: To the students of the Little Zapatista School: Compañeras, compañeros, compañeroas: In addition to the fallen and the disappeared…

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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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Zapatista News Summary – January 2013

JANUARY 2013 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY  In Chiapas 1. EZLN Declares An End to the Other Campaign – In January the EZLN, through its spokesperson Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos, released a 5-part essay entitled THEM AND US. All 5 parts are translated…

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Zapatista News Summary April 2012

APRIL 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. Campaign To Free Alberto Patishtan and Francisco Santiz Lopez – The Fray Bartolome de las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) in Chiapas launched an intense national and international campaign to win freedom…

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Zapatista News Summary March 2012

MARCH 2012 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. New Charge Against Zapatista Prisoner Halts Release – On March 28, the Good Government Junta in Oventik denounced the new federal charge against Francisco Santiz: “Carrying firearms for the exclusive use of…

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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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Child of Hunger Strikers Dies

A Child Dies In Chiapas While His Parents Fast For Freedom; Hunger Strike Reaches Critical Point On September 29, 11 indigenous prisoners in 3 Chiapas state prisons started a hunger strike and fast, demanding their freedom. Two more joined the…

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October 2011 Zapatista News Summary

OCTOBER 2011 ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY In Chiapas 1. The Hunger Strike Continues! – On September 29, 7 indigenous prisoners started a hunger strike at the state prisons located in the municipalities of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Cintalapa and Motozintla….

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