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CNI-EZLN, the Mexican State and the registry of an independent candidate

The CNI-EZLN and the MEXICAN STATE VERSUS the REGISTRY of an INDIGENOUS WOMAN AS AN INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR 2018 By: Gaspar Morquecho It’s probable that on January 1, 2017 the CNI-EZLN will announce the strategic agreements, “if there are any,”…

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Program of activities for “The Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity”

Program of activities for the gathering “THE ZAPATISTAS and CONSCIENCES for HUMANITY.” Where: CIDECI-Unitierra. San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico. When: From December 26, 2014, through January 4, 2017. [Admin Reminder: The 2nd phase of the 5th CNI is…

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The Standoff at Standing Rock: Reflections from a White Ally

By: Todd Davies For background information, please go to OcetiSakowinCamp.org and StandingRock.org. [NOTE: This post appears as an article in the December 2016 issue of Chiapas Update, and was written on December 6, 2016.] As I write this, the Army…

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CNI-EZLN: Despite aggressions, the consultation continues

JOINT COMMUNIQUE BY THE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS CONGRESS AND THE ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY December 2, 2016. TO THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO: TO THE PEOPLES OF THE WORLD: TO THE FREE MEDIA: The steps taken by our peoples are great, wise…

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It’s not the decision of one person

For the racists: Well, we’ve been reading and listening to everything you’ve been saying and writing. We’ve seen all of your mockery, your scorn and racism that you can no longer hide. I believe that the compañeros and especially the…

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Calendar for the 5th Congress of the CNI and the Gathering Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity

ZAPATISTA NATIONAL LIBERATION ARMY 
MEXICO October 26, 2016. To the invited and attending Scientists of the Gathering “Zapatistas and ConSciences for Humanity”: To the compañeras, compañeros, compañeroas of the National and International Sixth: Brothers and sisters: We send you greetings….

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The EZLN, the CNI and the elections

By: Luis Hernández Navarro The EZLN and the CNI agreed to consult, with peoples and communities, about the postulation of an indigenous woman as a candidate to the Presidency of the Republic in the 2018 elections. The decision has raised…

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CNI & EZLN communique: Party to war and resistance #44

To the peoples of the world To the alternative, free, autonomous or however they are called means of communication To the National and International Sixth Party to war & resistance # 44 And the other 43? And the ones who…

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Ayotzinapa: the government rewards those responsible

THE GOVERNMENT REWARDS THOSE RESPONSIBLE and THOSE THAT LIE and IT PURSUES THOSE THAT SEEK TRUTH and JUSTICE [Admin: the recent joint comunicado from the EZLN and the CNI has not been posted in English on Enlace Zapatista, so we…

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Zibechi: the black bloc as tactic and excuse

By: Raúl Zibechi In recent weeks we have attended a debate in the wake of black bloc activity in Brazil, which involved leaders of social movements and collectives of militants. The black bloc tactic (destruction of glass panes and windows…

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