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.
Paramilitary group ORCAO has kidnapped a member of the Zapatista autonomous communities in the region of Moisés Gandhi, Autonomous Municipality of Lucio Cabañas. ORCAO’s threats and gunfire toward the communities have been worsening since the final week of October.
The search for missing people continues and the death toll reaches twenty as intense rains caused by tropical depression Eta leave more than 2 thousand houses flooded across Chiapas.
A caravan of organizations and collectives, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle, bring food, supplies and solidarity to EZLN bases of support threatened by armed groups in Cuxuljá.
With elegant acuity, Raúl Romero describles the neoliberal war on indigenous life and territory. We highly recommend listening/watching the conversation with Raúl hosted by Sexta Grietas del Norte, linked below.