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National: Marychuy Registers as Independent Candidate for the Presidency of the Republic

Photo: @radiopozol

On October 7th, Maria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, Marichuy, registered as an independent candidate for the Presidency of the Republic in her role as spokeswoman for the National Indigenous Congress (CNI) and the Indigenous Council of Government (IGC).  336 more words

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Acteal

Detalle de una tilma tzotzil de Acteal, Chenalhó. Chiapas, México.

Algodón tejido en telar de cintura, bordado a mano con hilo del mismo material.

Fotografía de Caroline Álvarez.

Mexico

Marichuy in La Garrucha

WORDS OF MARÍA DE JESÚS PATRICIO MARTÍNEZ IN THE CARACOL OF LA GARRUCHA

Brothers and Sisters, it is the time of the peoples, it’s time that we unite, it’s time that together we take out these big capitalists that have taken away our lands for years. 505 more words

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Chiapas: Theft, Burglary, Harrassment and Intimidation on the Chiapas Coast.

The Digna Ochoa Human Rights Center denounced that on October 2nd, the domicile of human rights defender Guadalupe Nuñez Salazar, Councilor of the Indigenous Council of Government, was raided. 537 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: 5,000 Men and Women on Pilgrimage against Mining in Chicomuselo

Photo @ SIPAZ

On October 1st, in the municipality of Chicomuselo, a meeting was held in Grecia ejido to analyze the threats posed by the mining concessions for the towns of Chiapas. 389 more words

Chiapas

Words of Marichuy in Morelia, Chiapas

WORDS OF MARÍA DE JESÚS PATRICIO MARTÍNEZ IN THE ZAPATISTA CARACOL OF MORELIA ON OCTOBER 15, 2017

Well, we already listened to our council member compañeras that make up the Indigenous Government Council and before beginning (my talk) I want to report that as of right now we have 141 council members that are already making up the Indigenous Government Council; they are from 35 indigenous peoples from 62 regions of the country, out of the 93 that we had thought council members could come from, then we’re still walking, still organizing the different indigenous peoples to complete that large Indigenous Government Council. 771 more words

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Frayba and Sipaz will escort the Indigenous Government Council caravan

By: Elio Henríquez

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

The Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Human Rights Center (Frayba) and the International Service for Peace (Sipaz) reported that they would accompany the caravan that starting from this Friday, October 13 until October 19 will be effectuated in Chiapas, organized within the context of the tour of the National Indigenous Congress and the Indigenous Government Council. 334 more words

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