This Communiqué comes from a phone call informing us that Adrián Gómez Jiménez, Germán López Montejo and Abraham López Montejo have been locked up in their space of resistance at night and no longer have access to the bathroom. At the same time the prosecutor’s office are unjustly holding prisoners who have decided to start a strike after threats of a transfer.Continue reading “It’s Better To Be A Rebel Than To Die In Silence,” Indigenous Prisoners On Hunger Strike in Chiapas
Communique from prisoners in CERSS Number 5 in San Cristóbal De Las Casas, Chiapas, declaring a hunger strike due to the lack of medical attention during the pandemic and the risk to prisoners’ well-being and lives.Continue reading Indigenous Prisoners in #Chiapas Launch Hunger Strike
THIS BOOK could not have been were it not for the generosity of spirit, talent, and daring of many people, more than could possibly be named in this short page or retained in this faulty memory of mine. To the dedicated people who translate the Zapatista communiqués so that they may circulate the world through the Internet, we owe a great debt for keeping the issues in Chiapas ever-present and for helping breach the Mexican government’s cordon of silence and denial.Continue reading Subcomandante Marcos: Our Word Is Our Weapon
The Mexican government wants to create a railway loop to link Mayan archaeological sites and seaside resorts in eastern Mexico.Continue reading Women and Adherents of the Sexta Say “NO TO THE MAYA TRAIN!”
Indigenous prisoners in Chiapas of the organization Vineketik in Resistance call for the release of Fidencio Aldama of the Yaqui Tribe in Sonora, Mexico.Continue reading #Chiapas: #Prisoners Call for the Release of Fidencio Aldama!
Chiapas. Mexico. Communiqué from the organization Vineketik in Resistance, words from our comrades in struggle in the midst of the Covid-19 Crisis.Continue reading #Chiapas: Indigenous Prisoner Calls For Solidarity in Midst of #Covid-19 Crisis
Chiapas. Mexico. March 17, 2020. Statement by the EZLN about the Coronavirus.Continue reading #EZLN closes Caracoles Due to #Coronavirus and Calls on People Not to Abandon Current Struggles
Statement by Comandantas and Coordinators of the Zapatista Women of the EZLN.Continue reading #Mexico: We Don’t Need Permission to Fight for Life Zapatista Women Join the March 9 National Strike
Chiapas. Statement by the National Indigenous Congress, Indigenous Governing Council and the Zapatista Army for National LiberationContinue reading Denunciation of the Kidnapping of CNI Members in #Chilón, #Chiapas, in Retaliation for their Participation in the “Days of Action: We Are All Samir”
Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, February 16, 2020. Today, at around 6am, mothers and fathers of the missing 43 students of Ayotzinapa arrived to the rural teacher training school of Mactumactzá, Chiapas, as part of their planned visits to all of the rural teacher training schools of the country.Continue reading Communique From The Mothers And Fathers Of The Missing 43 Students Of #Ayotzinapa Following State Repression Carried Out Against Them This Morning In #Chiapas.