The assembly of the Women’s Movement for the Defense of Mother Earth and Our Territories reaffirmed its decision to articulate peoples, networks, collectives of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, the National Indigenous Congress and the Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle against the imposition of megaprojects, violence, drug trafficking, prostitution and alcoholism.
In Rojava and in Zapatista Chiapas, emancipatory alternatives of a new kind are being built. They are not the only ones, there are others with their own ways and times. A new history is being built and we must learn to listen to it.
For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, anthropologist R. Aida Hernández Castillo lights a candle for the struggle of the women of Aldama.
In an admonishment of AMLO’s rhetoric, thr EZLN announces they will journey to Spain on the 500th anniversary of the conquest, not to demand an apology, but to “find what makes us equal.”
Protesting invisibilization of staggering numbers of femicides, and inaction and complicity of the State, family members of femicide victims occupy State Human Righst offices in national actions to demand justice. Isaín Mandujano follows the story in Chiapas.