In a follow up to his earlier piece, Raúl Romero sketches just a few examples among so many in Mexico: Cartography of Hope and Resistance. “Moved by different causes, these organizations are building pockets of resistance and sometimes even zones free from dispossession and organized crime, and although they are not exempt from harassment and persecution by the real and formal powers, they continue to build bridges and construct a cartography of hope.”
International organizations The Indigenous Peoples Rights International (IPRI) and Front Line Defenders (FLD) expressed in a report, their profound concern in the face of a new wave of violence against the indigenous Tsotsil y Tseltal communities in the state of Chiapas.
Held on January 08 and 09, 2022 Organizations, collectives and networks adhering to the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle: We present our report to communicate, disseminate and denounce the continued aggressions, threats, and harassment perpetrated by the group of “Los 40” – invaders targeting girls, boys, men and women of the autonomous Zapatista community of Nuevo San […]
To the Good Government Councils and Support Bases of the Zapatista National Liberation Army.To the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.To the Indigenous Council of Government.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 the public opinion.To the […]
by Carlos Soledad* The state of Chiapas has become powder keg. On September 11, for example, members of the paramilitary organization ORCAO kidnapped the Zapatistas Sebastián Núñez Pérez and José Antonio Sánchez Juárez, autonomous authorities of the Good Government Council of Patria Nueva. The Zapatistas asserted in a communiqué that: If the conflict did not […]