The support bases of the EZLN in Nuevo San Gregorio showed us that resistance is not for a day or a year. It is a way of living life. It is not a struggle to obtain something material, or to obtain personal or collective advantages. Even less for immediate results. The struggle is to continue being peoples who are different from hegemonic capitalism. And for dignity.
We are concerned about the facts that foreshadow a territory violated by the desire for accumulation and hatred towards the Zapatista peoples who are building a dignified life based on autonomy. We urgently call for national and international solidarity to express our repudiation of the aggressions against the peoples in struggle and resistance, specifically those in Nuevo San Gregorio, in the face of the persistent stubbornness in continuing to infringe upon the Zapatista territories.
On September 10, Frayba Human Rights Center and Red Ajmaq, accompanied by Raúl Zibechi, visited the Caracol X Patria Nueva and the beseiged Zapatista community of Nuevo San Gregorio. This communique shares a glimpse of their experience
Please join the many collectives, organizations and individuals of hte Turtle Island territories in denouncing constant aggressions against BAEZLN and the recent threats against FrayBa Human Rights Observers! Sign on to this statement /denunciation now!!
Bulletin No. 22 San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, June 29 2022 The negligence of the Mexican State puts at risk the life and integrity of people who are defenders and autonomous communities who defend land and territory. Since November 2019, the Nuevo Poblado San Gregorio (Nuevo San Gregorio) community, territory recuperated in 1994 by the […]