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Chiapas: war and peace

Raúl Romero contextualizes recent paramilitary aggressions against Zapatista support bases, juxtaposing the war of capital with its antithesis in the EZLN, an army for peace and life.

Ayotzinapa Case: Crime of the State

AMLO and Office of the Attorney General claim that disappearance of Ayotzinapa students will be prosecuted at the highest levels- there will be no immunity. Meanwhile, six years later family members of the victims still await action.

From Pain, from Rage, for Truth, for Justice

From Pain, from Rage, for Truth, for Justice. September 2015 Compañeras, compañeroas, and compañeros of the Sixth in Mexico and in the World: Sisters and brothers of the peoples of the Earth: Our collective heart knows, now as before, that our pain is not a sterile sorrow. It knows that our rage is not some […]

The Mayan Zapatistas of Chiapas, Mexico have pledged their support to the murdered and disappeared student-teachers of Ayotzinapa.

Zapatistas open their hearts to Ayotzinapa

“It is terrible and marvelous that the poor and humble families and students who aspire to be school teachers have become the best teachers this country has seen in recent years.” In thousands of tiny, rural Zapatista communities throughout Chiapas, Mexico; emotions run deep in support of the now famous 43 – murdered and disappeared student-teachers from Ayotzinapa. The powerful speech reprinted below was delivered in the name of the Zapatista leadership by Subcommander Insurgent Moises in Caracol II, Oventic on Nov. 15, 2014 during a visit by the families of the 43.