Tag Archives: Zapatista

Autonomy Against All Odds: 19th Anniversary of the Zapatista Caracoles

by Magdalena Gómez The 9th of August, 2003, in Oventic, Chiapas, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) announced the creation of the Caracoles and the Good Government Councils, replacing the Zapatista Autonomous Rebel Municipalities (MARZ), whose functions would continue. An genuine second level of mediation and conflict resolution was proposed through the Juntas to […]

Forced displacement, burning of houses and belongings of 6 Zapatista families in Chilón, Chiapas

New attacks on Support Bases of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation Six families from the town of “El Esfuerzo”, Comandanta Ramona Autonomous Municipality. The Federal and State Governments of Chiapas are oblivious in the face of permanent violence and dispossession against autonomous territories. San Cristóbal de las Casas Ejidatarios of Muculum Bachajón directed by the president of the […]

From Rojava to Chiapas

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.