To the Indigenous Governing Council;To the National Indigenous Congress;To the national and international human rights organizations;To the free, independent, autonomous media or whatever they are called;To the national and international media;To public opinion;To organized civil society: The observation and solidarity caravan made up of organizations, collectives, and individual persons, adherents to the Sixth Declaration of […]
It was 27 years ago today when a ragtag army of poorly-armed Mayan peasants — wearing their signature red masks and giving land to those who needed it — first shouted the famous Zapatista slogan of “YA BASTA – Enough is enough!
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Following many months of intimidation and attacks in the Zapatista communities of Nuevo San Gregorio and Moisés Gandhi, a solidarity caravan, and later human rights delegation have visited the autonomous region to deliver aid, bear witness and denounce these terrorist acts to the world. Also the video short from the caravan here.
The Civil Observation Mission of All Rights for All, comprised of organizations of the National Network of Civil Human Rights Organizations reports a lack of political will to address violence and civil rights abuses in three regions of Chiapas.
Luis Hernandez Navarro explains how Aldama is but one of many examples where a pretext of intercommunity struggle conceals the counterinsurgency warfare and organized crime.